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Here's What You Need To Know About Election Day Employment Law
The Canadian Federal Election is just two weeks away. As a business owner or employer, here's what you need to know.
Canada
17 Oct 2019
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Case Comment – Modern Cleaning Concept Inc. v. Comité Paritaire De L'entretien D'édifices Publics De La Région De Québec: Independent Contractors vs. Employees
The case of Modern Cleaning Concept Inc. v. Comité paritaire de l'entretien d'édifices publics de la région de Québec, 2019 SCC 28
Canada
14 Jun 2019
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Upcoming Changes To The Employment Standards Act
The provincial Ministry of Labour has opened consultations on the Employment Standards Act and will be taking email submissions from stakeholders ...
Canada
19 Mar 2019
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The Information And Rights For Unions Under The Labour Relations Code
The recent British Columbia Labour Relations Board (the "Board") decision in Royal Road University v. Royal Roads University Faculty Association, 2018 CanLII 88451 (BC LRB) sheds light on...
Canada
31 Oct 2018
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What Employers Need To Know About The Legalization Of Cannabis
With the legalization of cannabis, employers face the challenges of creating boundaries for its use, both on the job and off the clock.
Canada
26 Oct 2018
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A Deep Dive Into Best Practices Of Workplace Investigations
There are many situations where a workplace investigation would be advisable, if not mandatory.
Canada
3 Sep 2018
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Buyer Beware: Employee Liabilities From A Business Purchase
A purchaser of a new business often keeps on existing employees who have the knowledge to help the buyer operate the business efficiently.
Canada
13 Sep 2015
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Case Review: McCormick v. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Mr. McCormick could not avail himself of the protection afforded to employees pursuant to the BC "Human Rights Code".
Canada
27 May 2014
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Privacy Rights And Unionized Employees
Less than a week ago, on February 7, 2014, in "Bernard v. Canada (Attorney General)", the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that it is not a violation of privacy for unions to collect personal contact information of "all" employees who pay union dues, even if such employees are not members of the union.
Canada
18 Feb 2014
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Violating Employer's Trust - Grounds For "With Cause" Termination
Dismissing an employee without notice on the basis of "cause" can only be justified by misconduct of the most serious kind and it is often difficult for employers to successfully argue a "with cause" termination.
Canada
5 Aug 2013
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Federal Court Upholds Hiring Of Temporary Foreign Workers
In a recent decision, the Federal Court of Canada has dismissed a union challenge to the hiring of 201 foreign nationals by a Canadian mining company.
Canada
24 May 2013
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Buying Or Selling A Business In BC - Labour And Employment Considerations
A discussion on the labour and employment considerations following a purhcase or sale of a business.
Canada
22 Feb 2013
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Is A Disrespectful And Inflammatory Letter Enough To Terminate?
An employee, unhappy with her employer's criticism of her performance at work, retains legal counsel to write a letter on her behalf, demanding that the employer retract statements made about her and issue an apology.
Canada
19 Dec 2012
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Former Employees Ordered To Pay Significant Damages For Breach Of Confidential Information
The recent decision of the BC Supreme Court, Service Corporation International (Canada) Ltd. (Graham Funeral Home Ltd.) v. Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., is the latest case in which the BC Supreme Court has confirmed that employees who misuse confidential information of their previous employer will be punished.
Canada
17 Dec 2012
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Workers Compensation Act To Address Bullying In The Workplace
With workplace bullying and harassment on the rise in British Columbia, and high profile harassment law suits very much in the news, the BC government introduced further amendments to Bill 14 – Workers Compensation Amendment Act, 2011 on May 2, 2012 to address workplace bullying.
Canada
27 Jul 2012
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