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A group of female police officers has lost its bid to bring a class action in the courts for gender discrimination and harassment.
The Court of Appeal of Newfoundland and Labrador recently denied an employer's appeal from a grievance arbitration decision holding that it was improper to subject ...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In May 2018, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") released an interim decision which concluded that exceptions in the Human Rights Code (the "Code") ...
Baker & McKenzie LLP
The Ontario Superior Court recently pronounced that alleged acts of workplace sexual harassment, including alleged incidents occurring in the workplace, are not connected to employment...
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Following the Senate's historic vote in favour of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, the Federal Government announced yesterday that recreational marijuana will become legal on October 17, 2018.
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Since NAFTA came into force in 1994, many Canadian companies established or expanded their business interests in Mexico, including Bombardier, Apotex and McCain, to name a few.
An Alberta safety manager has won $28,000 in damages after he was fired by his employer.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In any acquisition, whether for shares or assets, employee benefits and obligations must be taken into account.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In the recent decision, West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a workers' compensation claim...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The British Columbia Supreme Court's decision in Klonteig v. West Kelowna (District), 2018 BCSC 124, offers guidance to employers about terminating an employment relationship for conduct occurring outside working hours.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
La décision rendue mercredi dernier dans l'affaire de frais de représentation syndicale Janus changera certes l'état des relations de travail aux États-Unis.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In the recent wrongful dismissal case, Benjamin v. Cascades Canada ULC, 2017 ONSC 2583, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found that an employee failed to mitigate his damages by deciding to retrain rather than...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Le 6 avril 2018, nous avons publié un billet de blogue résumant les modifications principales proposées à la Loi sur les normes du travail (« LNT ») du Québec par le Projet de loi no 176
A recent interim decision from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") is an important caution for employers who distinguish between job applicants ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the era of the #MeToo movement, a considerable number of companies are demonstrating zeal in complying with their legal obligations to provide their employees with a safe working environment...
Cox & Palmer
Pound v. iWave, 2017 PECA 17, a recent decision by the Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal, is a cautionary tale for employers about the legal issues that may arise when standard form employment...
McCague Borlack LLP
The Court of Appeal found that the trial judge erred in two fundamental respects.
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
In Swampillai v. Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada, the Court dealt with the enforceability of a full and final release executed by the Plaintiff.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
Mr. Sebastian was employed by Vancouver Coastal Health Authority ("VCHA") as a medical imaging technologist. He was represented in his employment by the Health Services Association...
Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
In a recent decision released by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal), the Tribunal found that an employer discriminated against a potential employee on the basis of citizenship...
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In a recent decision released by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal), the Tribunal found that an employer discriminated against a potential employee on the basis of citizenship...
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, ...
BC Human Rights Clinic
Many BC parents will be familiar with the difficulties of accessing quality, affordable childcare in this province.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The following are our summaries of this week's civil decisions of the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
In this video, John Kloosterman outlines five key differences between Canadian and U.S. employment law including: at will employment, employment contracts, minimum standards legislation (including leaves of absence) and harassment legislation.
Fasken (French)
La mise en place de politiques rigoureuses, une communication efficace et des procédures d'enquête appropriées sont essentielles pour faire face à la violence en milieu de travail.
Fasken (French)
Au Canada, le régime d'indemnisation des accidents de travail est entièrement financé par les primes payées par les employeurs.
MacDonald & Associates
Much like alcohol, zero-tolerance policies will become the norm.
Miller Thomson LLP
In Mohamed v. Information Systems Architects Inc., the defendant Information Systems Architects Inc. ("ISA") hired Mr. Mohamed as an independent contractor for a fixed term of six months.
In a recent decision, the British Colombia Supreme Court upheld the dismissal of a long-service employee following a series of confidentiality breaches.
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