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Lawson Lundell LLP
This is probably not the first article you will read today on cannabis. Cannabis is now legal in Canada, but strictly regulated.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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McMillan LLP
To the point of undue hardship.
McMillan LLP
The short answer is: it depends. On the face of it, an employee who is impaired at work has likely violated their employment contract in some fashion (for example, a requirement to be fit to perform their job duties).
McMillan LLP
In certain circumstances an individual employee who has an alcohol or drug problem may be tested BUT random testing is not automatic.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
The plaintiff commenced an appeal with Sun Life by providing additional documentation. Sun Life nevertheless maintained its denial of benefits.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized a general organizing principle of good faith in contractual performance.
Vey Willetts LLP
Determining what conduct amounts to just cause for dismissal is no easy task
On August 8, in Syndicat des employé(e)s de TVA, section locale 687, SCFP et Groupe TVA inc. et l'Union des artistes[1], the Canada Industrial Relations Board rendered a decision in which it examines ...
Many Canadian employers offer jobs to students during the summer. While some might think that hiring these young candidates on a temporary basis makes it possible to meet the higher workload caused by the summer holidays ...
Perceptions of marijuana have changed dramatically. What was an illegal drug is now a recognized medical treatment and is soon to be a legal recreational activity.
A recent decision out of British Columbia highlights a common pitfall when employers terminate employees for cause: failing to thoroughly and proactively investigate the facts and circumstances regarding the alleged misconduct or neglect of duty.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Recreational cannabis will become legal in Canada effective October 17, 2018.
Gowling WLG
In Canada, the discussion of the separation of a franchisor from its franchisees' local employment decisions has surfaced in a number of recent cases.
On that basis, the Tribunal ordered the complainant to pay costs to the District.
The employer, Complex Services Inc. (Complex), operates a casino.
The Commission ordered that she be granted the position.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
On September 27, 2018, the Ontario government introduced Bill 36, the Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018.
As you may know, the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ("ESA") has specific provisions governing an employee's minimum entitlements upon termination of employment.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Last week Doug Ford announced that he was halting the implementation of a $15 per hour minimum wage in Ontario ...
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Arbitrator found that the fact that an employee reported to work smelling of alcohol did not provide the employer with reasonable cause to test that employee for drugs.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
As Shanin Lott described, we challenged ourselves to use design thinking as a way to bring fresh ideas to the goal of advancing women in the legal profession.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Comme Shanin Lott l'a indiqué, nous allons tenter d'utiliser la réflexion conceptuelle pour mettre des idées nouvelles au service de l'avancement des femmes dans la profession juridique.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Patrick Essiminy, partner in the Employment Group, discusses the employment challenges surrounding the upcoming legalization of cannabis in Canada.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Recreational use of cannabis in Canada will be legal as of October 17, 2018
Stikeman Elliott LLP
There is a correlation between the number of complaints being filed and women's views of harassment in the workplace.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
As we look forward in our crystal ball to looming issues on the horizon for 2018 and onwards, one that certainly comes to the fore is the regulation of those who provide financial advice and financial planning services, ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Parliament is back in session as of this week, and will return to the review of Bill C-65:
McCague Borlack LLP
In English v Manulife Corporation, 2018 ONSC 5135, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered the legal question of whether an employee who has resigned by way of a notice of retirement ...
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
Some businesses, especially high-tech start-ups, and more recently marijuana start-ups, opt to compensate their employees with options to purchase shares in the business at a discount price.
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