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Substantial Wrongful Dismissal Claim Deflated By Employee's Failure To Mitigate
Employees have a legal duty to mitigate wrongful dismissal damages by accepting an offer of re-employment with the same employer in certain circumstances.
Canada
13 Jun 2019
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Bill 17 – Proposed Changes To Alberta's Employment Standards Code
On May 24, 2017, the Government of Alberta tendered and passed first reading of Bill 17: Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act (the "Bill").
Canada
2 Jun 2017
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Congédier un salarié du secteur fédéral? Il vous faudra davantage qu'une indemnité de départ
La Cour suprême du Canada a décidé que les employeurs régis par la législation fédérale doivent fournir un motif de congédiement à un salarié n'étant assujetti à une convention collective.
Canada
10 Aug 2016
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Duty To Mitigate Is Alive And Well
The decision makes it clear that a former employee cannot be forced to work where he prefers not to work, but when is seeking damages from his former employer he has a duty to mitigate.
Canada
7 Jun 2013
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Breach Of Confidentiality May Be Cause - Credit Union's Clear Policy Helpful
A discussion on a recent judgment where it was held that if an employee views a confidential file contrary to clear and reasonable policy, she can be fired for cause.
Canada
23 May 2013
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Restrictive Covenants Unenforceable - Lessons In Drafting From Ontario Court Of Appeal
The Ontario Court of Appeal has made some interesting findings that should be considered when looking at your non-competition and non-solicitation covenants.
Canada
22 Feb 2013
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The Concept Of "Unforeseeable Event" In Collective Dismissals: An Exception That May Prove Useful In Difficult Times
In our last edition, we wrote about the rules for collective dismissals. In this article, we consider an exception that may prove useful in today’s difficult economic times.
Canada
25 Sep 2009
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Work-Sharing Program: A Great Cost-Saving Tool For A Reduced Work Week
For employers who are experiencing a reduction in business activity during this economic downturn, there are positive steps that can be taken to reduce labour costs while still avoiding layoffs or employee terminations.
Canada
23 Apr 2009
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Human Resources Management In A Hot Economic Climate
One of the best principles of leadership I have heard is: “Treat every employee like a volunteer.” In a hot economy, combined with a mobile workforce and Gen X and Gen Y attitudes, this is especially wise counsel.
Canada
5 Dec 2006
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