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Crowe Soberman LLP
Over the holidays at the end of 1991, I was enjoying my first Christmas with my oldest daughter.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
It's surprising that the question in the title of this article even needs to be asked. However, in the case of Colistro v. Tbaytel, 2019 ONCA 197 the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a lower court
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In its recent decision, Ruston v. Keddco MFG. (2011) Ltd., 2019 ONCA 125 (Keddco), the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld an extraordinary damages award and unusually high costs ruling
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) sets the rules that businesses in Ontario must follow to ensure the health and safety of their workers.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 27, 2019, a little more than a month after the new United Conservative Party government was elected in Alberta, the government introduced and passed the First Reading of Bill 2.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
On May 30, 2019, the Provincial Government was able to hold a vote and pass into law the changes to the Employment Standards Act
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The provincial government has passed the most significant changes to the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Code in years.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This article outlines important amendments to the Employment Standards Act implemented via Bill 8, which received royal assent on May 30. To read more about the amendments to the Labour Relations Code
Lawson Lundell LLP
On May 27, 2019, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 2: An Act to Make Alberta Open For Business (Bill 2), in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
This bulletin provides a reminder with respect to the new funding rules for Ontario defined benefit (DB) pension plans that came into effect on May 1, 2018.
Vey Willetts LLP
Restrictive covenants (such as non-competition and non-solicitation clauses) are a common feature of many employment agreements. It is relatively rare, however, that companies resort to
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
Further to our May 2, 2019, update, on May 30, 2019 the Provincial Government passed Bill 30-2019, Labour Relations Code Amendment Act, 2019. Everything in the First Reading was accepted
Siskinds LLP
In a previous blog, I discussed recent cases discussing the enforceability of termination clauses in employment agreements. In Ariss v. NORR Limited Architects & Engineers, 2019 ONCA 449,
Field LLP
In Facey v Bantrel Management Services Co., 2019 AHRC 4 the Alberta Human rights Tribunal made a watershed costs award against a complainant
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le 6 mai dernier, dans l'affaire Godin et al. c. L'Aréna des Canadiens inc. et al.[i], l'honorable juge Chantal Lamarche, j.c.s., a rendu une décision rejetant l'autorisation d'exercer une action
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le projet de loi 2 de l'Alberta commence à rouvrir les portes de l'Alberta au monde des affaires
Littler Mendelson
Earlier this year, a labour arbitrator rendered a decision in Regional Municipality of Waterloo (Sunnyside Home) v Ontario Nurse's Association, 2019 CanLII 43 (ON LA)
Clark Wilson LLP
The case of Modern Cleaning Concept Inc. v. Comité paritaire de l'entretien d'édifices publics de la région de Québec, 2019 SCC 28
Field LLP
Recent cases dealing with the protected human rights ground of "family status" provide employers with some additional guidance.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Booton v Synergy Plumbing and Heating Ltd., 2019 BCSC 276, an employee successfully sued his former employer for wrongful dismissal as well as defamation in relation to statements made by the employer regarding the reasons for his termination.
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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.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The government has not proposed any legislation at this time, so the details of any reform remain vague.
Cox & Palmer
When is it appropriate for an employer to discipline an employee for their activity on social media? This is a question that employers often struggle
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Bill 8 – Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 had its First Reading on April 29. Expandable ‘Explanatory notes' are provided within this First Reading version of the bill.
Crowe MacKay LLP
In celebration of International Women's Day, we want to highlight, with the most passion and appreciation, the women of Crowe MacKay and the hurdles they've overcome in life, academia, and in ‘climbing the ladder.'
In March 2016 CCP brought to your attention the Police Record Checks Reform Act. This Act was new legislation designed to standardize the process by which police record checks are requested, conducted and obtained in Ontario.
Littler Mendelson
Canadian law clearly requires employers to accommodate employees with disabilities unless it causes an undue hardship. But how are employers to deal with employees on medical leave
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le projet de loi 8, l'Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 (le « projet de loi 8 ») a été présenté le 29 avril 2019 et est en première lecture à l'Assemblée législative de la Colombie‑Britannique.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Some employers may feel caught off-guard when one of their employees is absent from work for lengthy and sometimes repeated periods of time, owing to a medical condition.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Life insurance and registered savings, such as RRSPs, RRIFs, private pensions and TFSAs can form an income tax efficient part of an estate plan and can be structured to allow for estate administration tax and ...
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