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Nova Scotia Department Of Labour And Advanced Education Considering Changes To The Labour Standards Code
The Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education is considering expanding the equal pay provisions of the Labour Standards Code (the "Code")
Canada
22 Aug 2019
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Minimum Wage Is Not Just For Hourly Employees
The recent New Brunswick Court of Appeal decision, J. Clark & Son, Limited v. New Brunswick, 2019 NBCA 31 provides guidance on to whom the minimum wage applies.
Canada
30 Jul 2019
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Revised Labour Standards For Federal Employers
On December 13, 2018, the federal government gave royal assent to a bill that promised substantial changes to the employment standards for federal employers.
Canada
28 Feb 2019
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New Regulations In Newfoundland And Labrador To Address Workplace Harassment & Violence
Newfoundland and Labrador has recently announced upcoming revisions to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2012.
Canada
18 Feb 2019
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Update: An Overview Of Parental And Maternity Leave In Atlantic Canada
In June 2018, we published an article, Recent Changes Affect Parental and Maternity Leave in Atlantic Canada.
Canada
6 Feb 2019
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New Year, New Changes To Prince Edward Island's Employment Standards Act
On December 29, 2018, new amendments to Prince Edward Island's Employment Standards Act concerning maternity, parental and adoption leave, compassionate care leave, and the qualifying period for sick leave came into effect.
Canada
6 Feb 2019
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Employment & Labour – Top Ten Cases Of 2018
2018 saw a number of developments in employment and labour law.
Canada
18 Jan 2019
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New Employment Leave Introduced In New Brunswick: Domestic Violence Leave, Intimate Partner Violence Leave Or Sexual Violence Leave
Recent legislative changes in New Brunswick have introduced a new employment leave available for employees: Domestic Violence Leave, Intimate Partner Violence Leave or Sexual Violence Leave ("Violence Leave").
Canada
19 Sep 2018
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The Interplay Between Workers' Compensation And The Duty To Accommodate
In recent years, there have been a number of decisions related to the obligations of employers in their management of employees on long term disability.
Canada
29 Aug 2018
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Recent Changes Affect Parental And Maternity Leave In Atlantic Canada
Mothers can now start EI Maternity Benefits as early as 12 weeks before their due date (previously 8 weeks). Maternity benefits are provided to mothers ...
Canada
12 Jul 2018
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"Irreconcilable Incongruity" In Plaintiff's Reporting Disallows Claim For Loss Of Future Income, Section B Setoff Avoids Recovery Of Any Damages
In Bent v. MacFarlane, contradictions in Bent's self-reporting and her lack of attempt to seek a medical resolution to an alleged chronic pain syndrome proved extremely limiting to her claim for damages.
Canada
29 May 2018
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Employee Bonuses After Dismissal: When Are They Owed?
The Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2017 NSSC 16 (with supplemental reasons at 2017 NSSC 123) recently set out the test in Nova Scotia for determining...
Canada
18 Apr 2018
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Can Employers Require Mandatory Unpaid Standby Duty?
The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC), Association of Justice Counsel v Canada (Attorney General), 2017 SCC 55, addressed the issue of whether a unionized employer...
Canada
30 Jan 2018
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Working Notice Not Appropriate For Employees On Medical Leaves Of Absence
He was consequently unable to work and, without objection from the Employer, was placed on an unpaid leave of absence.
Canada
17 Aug 2017
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Employer Permitted To Terminate Employees Receiving Ltd Benefits
A recent New Brunswick Labour Adjudication decision addressed the sensitive issue of terminating permanently disabled employees on long-term disability leave ("LTD").
Canada
10 Jul 2017
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Case Law Update: Evans v Avalon Ford Sales (1996) Limited
Earlier this year, the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal unanimously upheld the decision of the Trial Division in Evans v Avalon Ford Sales (1996) Limited.
Canada
22 Jun 2017
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Casual Worker Permitted To Sue Employer For Injuries Resulting From Workplace Accident
Workers' Compensation generally operates like a form of insurance in that it provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees who are injured in the course of their employment.
Canada
23 Mar 2017
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No Obligation To Pay Long Term Incentive Bonus Upon Termination
The Alberta Court of Appeal clarified the law with respect to how long-term incentive plans should be treated when an employee is terminated.
Canada
27 Jan 2017
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Navigating Employment Law Tricky For Startups
So, you want to launch a business in Nova Scotia? Well, whether you want to disrupt the tech sector, break the Internet or brew some sour beer, you are going to need to understand...
Canada
13 Jan 2017
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11 Steps To Minimize Holiday Party Liability
It is time to revisit the topic of Host Liability and what an employer can do to ensure the holiday party is the social event of the year and not a litigation nightmare.
Canada
30 Nov 2016
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