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Levitt & Grosman LLP
Although women predominantly are the targets of this harassment, same sex harassment and that of men by women is rising.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
On August 1st, Howard Levitt was interviewed on CJBK Newstalk 1010′s "London @ Large with Alan Coombs" to discuss the issue of post-termination evidence.
CCPartners
The Ontario Superior Court recently provided employers with yet another reminder about the care that has to be taken when drafting employment contracts.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
On August 2nd, Howard Levitt was interviewed on Newstalk 1010′s "Ted Woloshyn Show" to discuss post termination evidence.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
There is no immediate end in sight for the ongoing teachers’ strike. For employees with school-age children, this may mean facing a child care gap starting next week.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
A recent decision from British Columbia is the latest in a small number of cases that have considered the impact of a non-competition clause in an employment agreement.
Stewart McKelvey
On June 20, 2014, the Government of Canada announced a series of reforms to overhaul the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
Miller Thomson LLP
Just south of the border, the financial troubles faced in Detroit that led the city to declare bankruptcy in July 2013 recently were in the news again.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
Human rights laws often create discrimination against the very groups they are designed to protect. Take the many laws created to end discrimination of women.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
Every game has its rules. And when they are breached, penalties are assessed. In real life, breaking rules also has consequences, sometimes expensive ones.
Dentons (Canada)
The results of a recent Ontario Ministry of Labour safety blitz shows many new small businesses violate basic legal requirements.
CCPartners
The inclusion of a non-compete clause may appear to provide employers with peace of mind without any potential draw backs.
Cassels Brock
The Ministry of Labour will embark on a three-month random spot audit in industries "known to hire a high proportion of vulnerable or temporary foreign workers".
Stringer LLP
Employers often avoid making compliance-oriented changes for fear that employees will discover their rights have been violated for years before the change.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On July 25, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada overturned the judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal in Asphalte Desjardins Inc. and Commission des normes du travail.
Dentons (Canada)
An electrician’s comment, "Don’t worry about me, I carry weapons" and "it would really feel good to kill something today" constituted workplace violence but did not warrant dismissal.
Minden Gross LLP
Let’s begin our analysis with a review of the distinction between employees and independent contractors.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
A BC employee has successfully asserted a claim for constructive dismissal after being reassigned to a new position.
McMillan LLP
An innovative settlement agreement between the Bank of Nova Scotia ("Scotiabank") and a class of bank branch employees
Dentons (Canada)
Must an employer obtain permission from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario to access medical records held in the employer’s own file on an employee who filed a human rights complaint with the Tribunal?
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Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The fundamental legal relationship between employer and employee is one of contract.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
New employee rights, and concomitant employer obligations, are springing up with such frequency that this weekly column barely has room to catalogue them. Following is the latest addition.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
So much for the rule of thumb that an employee should receive one month of notice for every year of service.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Here are the highlights of these changes, which now apply throughout Canada except Quebec (with the exception of increased processing fees).
Dentons (Canada)
Every now and then, it’s worth it for even the most seasoned HR professional to receive a reminder about best practices in the workplace.
McMillan LLP
As the use of medical marijuana continues to increase across Canada, employers will be encouraged to place a high priority on making changes to their workplace policies.
Davis LLP
Canada's immigration programs are in the process of undergoing some of the most significant changes that have been made in recent memory.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
For the majority of employees, vacation time, vacation pay and public holidays will be set out in the terms of their employment contract.
Houser Henry & Syron LLP
An employer may perform a credit check on an employee or prospective employee if the employer intends to use the information for employment purposes.
CCPartners
The Ontario Human Rights Commission issued a new policy entitled, Policy on preventing discrimination based on Mental Health disabilities and Addictions.
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