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The Influence Of U.S. Sexual Harassment Class Actions In Canada
Sexual harassment and discrimination class actions have never been more in the spotlight than they are today, and employers on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border are examining their policies and practices.
Canada
4 Sep 2018
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10 Key Differences Between Canadian And U.S. Employment Laws
An employer with operations in multiple jurisdictions is still required to meet local employment law standards, regardless of where its head office is located.
Canada
28 Aug 2018
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Class Actions In Canada—Part 3: Sexual Harassment And Discrimination Class Actions
In the third installment of our series on class actions, we examine the nascent state of sexual harassment and discrimination class actions in Canada.
Canada
23 Apr 2018
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Employee "Profit Sharing" Plans: Case Comment On Manastersky V Royal Bank Of Canada Et Al.
Is an employer required to compensate a dismissed employee for lost opportunity to earn "profit sharing" during a termination notice period?
Canada
23 Feb 2018
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Class Actions In Canada – Part 2: Developments In Employment Class Actions
In the second installment of our series on class actions in Canada, we examine recent developments in employment class actions.
Canada
25 Jan 2018
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Mitigating Damages After Dismissal
Employees are required to make best efforts to reduce their damages after dismissal, usually by attempting to secure comparable employment elsewhere.
Canada
12 Jun 2017
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Supreme Court Of Canada Confirms Federally Regulated Employees Cannot Be Terminated Without Cause
On July 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision in Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, confirming that federally regulated employers cannot lawfully dismiss employees without cause.
Canada
27 Jul 2016
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Administrative Suspension Can Constitute Constructive Dismissal
On March 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision in Potter v. New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission...
Canada
1 Apr 2015
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Top Employment Law Developments In 2014 - What Employers Need To Know In 2015
The decisions outlined below gave rise to what we believe were the most noteworthy employment law developments of 2014.
Canada
2 Mar 2015
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U.S. Supreme Court Declines To Review Pension Liability Decision
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to take a case challenging whether private equity funds could be liable for pension liabilities of their portfolio companies.
Canada
14 Mar 2014
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Avoiding "Obnoxious" Choices Of Law And Restrictive Covenants In Employment Agreements
A New York state appellate court recently held that a Florida choice-of-law provision in an employment agreement between a Florida-based employer and a New York-based employee was unenforceable.
United States
4 Mar 2014
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Pension: Burke v. Hudson's Bay Co. (2010)
In 1987, the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) sold the assets of its Northern Stores Division (NSD) to the North West Company (NWC).
Canada
14 Jun 2011
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Ontario Court Affirms Decision Denying Certification in CIBC Overtime Action
On September 10, 2010, the Ontario Divisional Court upheld the denial of class action certification in Fresco v. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
Canada
20 Sep 2010
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Privacy, PIPEDA and Personal E-Mails At Work
In light of issues that arise under PIPEDA, how far does access to personal information go?
Canada
30 Aug 2009
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Ambiguous Non-Competition Agreements Are Unenforceable, Says Supreme Court Of Canada
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that non-competition clauses and other restrictive covenants in employment contracts will be unenforceable if any of their key terms are ambiguous.
Canada
29 Jan 2009
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Supreme Court Of Canada Clarifies The Duties Of Departing Employees
The Supreme Court of Canada has issued an important decision on the legal duties owed by employees who choose to move to a competitor.
Canada
16 Oct 2008
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U.S. Employers May Need To Revise Their Computer And Internet Policies
A noteworthy decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit last week, Quon v. Arch Wireless Operating Company, counsels employers to review, and perhaps revise, their computer and Internet policies.
Canada
6 Jul 2008
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Ten Key Differences In Canadian, US Employment Law
Employers with operations in several jurisdictions are required to meet the standards imposed by local employment laws.
Canada
2 Jun 2008
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Ten Key Differences Between Canadian And U.S. Employment Laws
Employers with operations in several jurisdictions are required to meet the standards imposed by local employment laws. There are a number of significant differences with respect to the treatment of employees in Canada and the United States. This article summarizes the key differences between these two jurisdictions.
Canada
17 Dec 2007
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Pension Plan Sponsors Can Pay Plan Expenses From Fund: Kerry
A recent long-awaited decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies important legal issues for pension plan sponsors who are considering paying plan expenses out of the fund, changing their plan structure or communicating to plan members
Canada
16 Aug 2007
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