Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
Cox & Palmer
A recent decision of the Ontario Grievance Settlement Board raises the interesting question of an employer's vicarious liability for an employee's privacy breach.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In a recent decision, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario came down on an applicant for withdrawing her complaint on the proverbial courtroom steps.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
In Ontario, the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (Ontario) sets the rules on how much overtime employees can work, and how they must be compensated for their overtime.
Dentons (Canada)
As we previously reported, the total of safety fines imposed for the December 24, 2009 swing stage collapse fatalities is $1,240,000.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
With Canada Day fast approaching, it is an opportune time to remind employers within the federal jurisdiction of the new requirements under the Canada Labour Code for the calculation of general holiday pay.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
A recent decision from the California Labour Commission (the Commission) has held that drivers from the popular Uber service are employees and not independent contractors.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Ontario Divisional Court confirmed in Gill v. Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, that there was no need for the Human Rights Tribunal to conduct a full hearing into a human rights complaint.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In our current information age, security over electronic information and protection against unauthorized access is foundational to employers' businesses.
McMillan LLP
At first blush, this may seem like a positive directive. It may appear that limiting appointment terms to adjudicative tribunals would be conducive to renewal and diversity.
Miller Thomson LLP
Employer's right to post employee pictures in the workplace: Syndicat des travailleuses et travailleurs de Brasserie Labatt (CSN) et Brasserie Labatt du Canada, s.c.s. (grief collectif), 2015 QCTA 119.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
A typical wrongful dismissal case (where cause is not an issue) generally involves two legal issues.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
On June 17th, Muneeza Sheikh was interviewed on Newstalk 1010 "With Scott Reid" discussing the latest ruling by the California Labor Commission stating that Uber drivers are considered employees of the company.
Stewart McKelvey
Over the last few years we have discussed a number of family status decisions by human rights adjudicators and labour arbitrators. The law in this area continues to expand and grow.
Stewart McKelvey
In July 2011, Mr. Zambito began work as a union organizer for the respondent Central Eastern Canadian Organizing Fund, that assisted the respondent union ("the respondents") in organizing non-union workers.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Ministry of Labour began public consultations on June 16, 2015 on how to modernize the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ("ESA") and the Labour Relations Act, 1994 ("LRA").
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
This past May 27, the Quebec Court of Appeal rendered its judgment in the matter of Groupe Pages Jaunes Cie, a decision that is of interest for companies that offer their employees a benefits plan or a pension plan.
Miller Thomson LLP
In Rothberger, the plaintiff worked for the defendant as a seasonal excavator operator from 2001 to 2012.
Dentons (Canada)
Not surprisingly, employers seek to hire individuals who will perform the duties of their job diligently, honestly and faithfully.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
This coming after Burnham filed a complaint with the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal alleging she was continuously sexually harassed while still employed with the downtown restaurant.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
On June 1st, Tatha Swann was interviewed on CityNews discussing the termination of a Hydro One employee following his confrontation with a female news reporter that was aired live.
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McMillan LLP
As widely predicted, Budget 2015 proposes to reduce the amount that annuitants are required to withdraw from a Registered Retirement Income Fund ("RRIF") in 2015 and subsequent taxation years.
Cox & Palmer
Off-duty conduct of employees has been a hot topic in the news recently. In the age of round-the-clock social media, inappropriate employee conduct can have far-reaching effects on an employer's brand and reputation.
Cox & Palmer
The legality and enforceability of policies that attempt to regulate a person's appearance have recently garnered much media attention.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In a recent decision, the B.C. Court of Appeal upheld the termination of a long service employee who was terminated for a single violation of the employer's privacy policy
CCPartners
This is the question that K.L. v. 1163957799 Quebec Inc., 2015 ONSC 2417 hopes to answer.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In Thompson v. Cardel Homes Limited Partnership, 2014 ABCA 242, the Alberta Court of Appeal Confirmed that preventing an employee from working during a purported "working notice" period can constitute constructive dismissal
McMillan LLP
A recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has sent a strong message that there is no place for sexual misconduct in the workplace.
Torkin Manes LLP
The Ontario Superior Court has held that the director of a closely-held corporation can be held liable for unpaid wages and termination pay under the oppression remedy.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
Following a preliminary inquiry last April, a Montreal-area construction contractor was committed for trial on charges of manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death.
Dentons (Canada)
The Ontario Divisional Court recently affirmed the lower court's decision in the case of Miller v. A.B.M., an important case with respect to the interpretation of termination provisions in employment contracts.
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