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MacDonald & Associates
MacDonald & Associates is proud to report on yet another of its recent successes following the precedent setting decision of Maynard v. Johnson Controls Canada, 2022 ONSC 3863, which was argued by Natalie MacDonald and Chris Randall.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
The right to refuse unsafe work is one of the core protections extended to workers in BC by Occupational Health and Safety Regulation ("OHS Regulation") pursuant to the Workers' Compensation Act...
Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
Amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations made under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act which came into effect on September 26, 2022 place new obligations on employers who employ temporary foreign workers.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
En date du 26 septembre 2022, de nouvelles exigences et conditions réglementaires entreront en vigueur au Canada pour les employeurs qui ont recours aux services de travailleurs étrangers...
MLT Aikins LLP
Aaron Evans (the "Grievor") was a shipper employed by Federated Co-operatives Limited (the "Employer") at one of its distribution centres. He also acted as the Temporary Chief Shop Steward...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
In 2017, several college-age students thought they were signing up for a "job of a lifetime" as trip leaders with S-Trip to travel and assist with executing activities, excursions and parties.
McMillan LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has issued another warning to employers who enter into fixed-term contracts with their employees.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The rights of employers to institute mandatory vaccination policies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have been clarified in the recent decision of Parmar v. Tribe Management Inc., 2022 BCSC 1675.
September 30 marks Canada's National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Responding to Call to Action 80 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's (the "Commission")...
Robins Appleby LLP
In Benke v Loblaw Companies Limited, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench held that Loblaw Companies Limited did not constructively dismiss one of its employees by ...
Robins Appleby LLP
Although a written employment contract is not necessary in order for there to be an employment relationship, a written employment contract provides many benefits to employers.
Robins Appleby LLP
Henderson v Slavkin deals with an employee bringing a claim against her employers, two dental surgeons operating a private practice in the GTA (the "Defendants").
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As of September 26, 2022, new regulatory requirements and conditions will come into effect in Canada for employers retaining the services of temporary foreign workers, specifically for temporary...
Siskinds LLP
According to a recent Federal Court of Appeal decision, employers who receive electronic tips and gratuities from customers (e.g. from debit and credit transactions and gift cards) ...
Bennett Jones LLP
The Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities' draft guideline on ESG sets out three principles as guidance for pension plan administrators.
Miller Thomson LLP
Les politiques de vaccination adoptées dans les lieux de travail à titre de mesures de santé et sécurité en lutte à la COVID-19 prévoyaient généralement des exceptions pour raisons médicales...
Littler - Canada
In Regional Municipality of York v Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 905 (Long Term Care Unit), 2022 CanLII 78173, Arbitrator Stephen Raymond decided that a mandatory vaccination policy (Policy)...
Torys LLP
Prohibitions against wage-fixing and no-poach agreements will come into force in June 2023.
The decision to take a wrongful dismissal matter to trial is one that employers should not make lightly. That goes doubly for pursuing an appeal, since the threshold for overturning decisions of the lower courts is usually a significant one.
The procedural duty involves the considerations, assessments and steps taken to respond to an accommodation need. The courts have said that, "a failure to give any thought or consideration...
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