Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
McMillan LLP
Brake v. PJ-M2R Restaurant Inc. (2017 ONCA 402) is an important decision on employers' potential liability in wrongful dismissal actions.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
An employer based in Brampton failed to pay 43 employees more than $125,000 in wages, and has been sentenced to 30-days in jail.
Cox & Palmer
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.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
Part I reviewed the recent legislative changes and broadly how they will apply to employers in Canada. This Part II provides suggestions for what employers should do to ensure compliance...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 15, 2017, the SCC released its decision in Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp. Stewart is a welcome decision for employers looking to improve and enforce alcohol and drug policies...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le 15 juin 2017, la Cour suprême du Canada a rendu la décision Stewart c Elk Valley Coal Corp., facilitant ainsi le congédiement par les employeurs des consommateurs de drogues ayant violé...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 1, 2017, the first reading of Bill 148, An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and to make related amendments to other acts...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The special minimum wage rates for liquor servers, students under 18, hunting and fishing guides, and homeworkers will increase by the same percentage as the general minimum wage.
CCPartners
Earlier this year the British Columbia Court of Appeal issued a decision that should assist unionized employers dealing with accommodating employees.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Summer is at hand (almost) and summer vacations as well. Every year at this time, employers become concerned about their obligations in connection with the St. John the Baptist Day National Holiday.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Over the past couple of weeks the government has discussed and unveiled a number of workplace reforms in the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This proposal represents the largest increase to the minimum wage in the province's history.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The proposed Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148) represents the first major overhaul of Ontario's employment and labours in over two decades.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The employer, Elk Valley Coal Corporation, operated an open pit coal mine near Hinton, Alberta.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In this case, the Appellant was terminated when he tested positive for cocaine after being involved in an accident, driving his loader.
McLennan Ross LLP
Bill 17, the dubiously named Fair and Family-family Workplaces Act, which we previously reported on (Changes to Employment Standards and Labour Relations Legislation, Update on Changes to...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Since the adoption on June 1, 2004 of the provisions of the Labour Standards Act1 aimed at ensuring the right of employees to a workplace free from psychological harassment...
Bennett Jones LLP
Alongside the Ontario government's announcement earlier this month regarding a new funding framework for defined benefit pension plans in the province, it also said it would require plan administrators...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The recent Supreme Court decision of Glimhagen v. GWR Resources Inc., 2017 BCSC 761, illustrates how an independent contractor can become a dependent contractor –
Ridout Barron
Incidences of inappropriate behaviour in workplaces have been prominent in the news of late.
Latest Video
Most Popular Recent Articles
McMillan LLP
In a quick follow-up to the measures announced in its 2017 Budget, and following consultations on pension solvency conducted in 2016, the Ontario government has announced proposed changes that will ease the burden on single-employer defined benefit pension plan sponsors.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On May 1, 2017, the minimum wage in Québec was raised from $10.75/hr to $11.25/hr. Although not as substantial as the increases that have recently been implemented in other North American jurisdictions, this raise is still significant when compared with the average annual increase implemented in the province for the past 10 years.
McMillan LLP
In a recent article, Changing Workplaces Review Recommends Significant Changes to Ontario's Labour and Employment Laws, we provided readers with a summary of the most notable proposed changes to Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995,
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Social media has drastically changed the way people communicate and do business.
Field LLP
Bill 17: The Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act, was introduced in the Alberta Legislature on May 24, 2017.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On May 24, 2017, the Government of Alberta tendered and passed first reading of Bill 17: Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act (the "Bill").
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On May 24, 2017, Alberta's NDP government introduced Bill 17, the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act, after weeks of speculation that it would make changes to the Employment Standards...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On May 23, 2017, The Changing Workplaces Review – Final Report (Report) was released, recommending major changes to the province's employment standards and labour relations legislation.
CCPartners
By now we all know that an employer has a duty to accommodate an employee with a disability to the point of undue hardship.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 30, 2017, the Ontario government announced its intention to introduce The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. This legislation would include significant amendments to...
Article Search Using Filters
Related Topics
Mondaq Advice Centre (MACs)
Popular Authors
Popular Contributors
Up-coming Events Search
Tools
Font Size:
Translation
Channels
Mondaq on Twitter
Partners
In association with