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Fasken
Further, even if an employee has started litigation against an employer, it is not too late to offer the employee his or her job back.
Littler Mendelson
Recent case law on the distinction between an employee and independent contractor for wrongful dismissal purposes would suggest that even if the court does not find the individual to be an employee, it might nonetheless...
Littler Mendelson
In Mickelsteins v. Morrison Hershfield Limited, 2019 ONCA 515, the Court of Appeal for Ontario ("OCA") decided that an employee's right to purchase shares of his employer's parent corporation under a Shareholders' Agreement...
Siskinds LLP
Are you one of the growing numbers of Canadian employers who are reluctant to provide employment references for former employees?
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
The past few years have seen a wave of Canadian court awards involving significant reasonable notice periods for short service employees, and the recent B.C. case of Greenlees v. Starline Windows Ltd
CCPartners
In English v Manulife Financial Corporation, the Court of Appeal overturned the motion judge's finding (previously blogged on by CCPartners here)
Field LLP
If an employee is fired for just cause are they entitled to their performance bonus for the months worked in that year?
McMillan LLP
Ontario's Court of Appeal has issued an important decision – in Mikelsteins v. Morrison Hershfield Limited – that draws a clear distinction between employment rights and shareholder rights.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Cette affaire concerne une employée devant revenir au travail suite à un congé de maternité.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Less than three weeks later, on October 11, 2016, Manulife announced that it would not be proceeding with the computer conversion.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Employers can breathe easy once again knowing that common law reasonable notice is still capped at 24 months, absent exceptional circumstances.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Two recent Ontario court decisions suggest that arbitration clauses requiring employees in employment agreements to submit certain employment actions to arbitration may be unenforceable.
MacDonald & Associates
In the decision of McGuinty v. 1845035 Ontario Inc. (McGuinty Funeral Home), 2019 ONSC 4108, the Superior Court awarded almost $1.3 million in favour of Mr. Grant McGuinty
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In Joseph v. Tecumseh Community Development Corporation, 2019 HRTO 635 ("Joseph") the Tribunal dismissed an application made by an employee whose employment
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In the recently released Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision, Gent v. Strone Inc., 2019 ONSC 155, the Court reaffirmed that an employee's duty to mitigate
Fasken
An adjudicator considering allegations of unjust dismissal under the Canada Labour Code, recently ruled that an employer was prohibited from asserting dismissal for misconduct since the issue had already been decided by an EI officer.
MacDonald & Associates
On July 18, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada denied WestJet's application for leave to appeal the British Columbia Court of Appeal's ("BCCA") decision not to strike a notice of civil claim.
MacDonald & Associates
On June 28, 2019, the Divisional Court denied leave to appeal the decision of Justice Perrell in Iluyomade v. Toronto Community Housing Corp., 2018 ONSC 7727 (CanLII)("Iluyomade").
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In Katz et al. v. Clarke, 2019 ONSC 2188, the plaintiff had been hired by the defendant in 2000 as a front store manager. He had gone on sick leave due to a disability in July 2008
Stikeman Elliott LLP
La Cour d'appel de l'Alberta précise que le délai de prescription d'une poursuite civile pour atteinte à la vie privée ne commence à courir qu'à l'expiration du délai d'appel de l'ordonnance de l'OIPC
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Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
The past few years have seen a wave of Canadian court awards involving significant reasonable notice periods for short service employees, and the recent B.C. case of Greenlees v. Starline Windows Ltd
MacDonald & Associates
On July 18, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada denied WestJet's application for leave to appeal the British Columbia Court of Appeal's ("BCCA") decision not to strike a notice of civil claim.
Siskinds LLP
Are you one of the growing numbers of Canadian employers who are reluctant to provide employment references for former employees?
Fasken
Further, even if an employee has started litigation against an employer, it is not too late to offer the employee his or her job back.
MacDonald & Associates
In the decision of McGuinty v. 1845035 Ontario Inc. (McGuinty Funeral Home), 2019 ONSC 4108, the Superior Court awarded almost $1.3 million in favour of Mr. Grant McGuinty
MacDonald & Associates
On June 28, 2019, the Divisional Court denied leave to appeal the decision of Justice Perrell in Iluyomade v. Toronto Community Housing Corp., 2018 ONSC 7727 (CanLII)("Iluyomade").
Vey Willetts LLP
The majority of employment disputes are resolved long before they ever reach a court room.
CCPartners
In English v Manulife Financial Corporation, the Court of Appeal overturned the motion judge's finding (previously blogged on by CCPartners here)
Field LLP
If an employee is fired for just cause are they entitled to their performance bonus for the months worked in that year?
Fasken
An adjudicator considering allegations of unjust dismissal under the Canada Labour Code, recently ruled that an employer was prohibited from asserting dismissal for misconduct since the issue had already been decided by an EI officer.
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