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Ridout Barron
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have been under considerable fire for some time following recent inquests regarding unacceptable workplace behaviour.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On May 19, 2017, the Ontario government announced that it is implementing a new funding framework for defined benefit pension plans, which includes:
Stringer LLP
It may seem fairly obvious when a worker breaks her leg "in the course of employment". However, injuries and illnesses related to bullying and harassment have drawn significant attention in recent years...
Aird & Berlis LLP
All organizations have to deal with the "difficult" employee.
On August 20, 2015, we reported on the Ontario Government's intention to elevate violence prevention for health care workers.
McMillan LLP
On May 23, 2017, Ontario's Ministry of Labour released the long-awaited Changing Workplaces Review Final Report, which contains a total of 173 recommendations, proposing numerous amendments to the Labour Relations Act, 1995 ("LRA") and the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ("ESA").
Devry Smith Frank LLP
The Ontario Liberal government has just concluded its comprehensive review of the Ontario Employment Standards Act and Ontario Labour Relations Act, the two pieces of legislation that set out minimum standards in the workplace
McLennan Ross LLP
The Canada Industrial Relations Board recently issued a decision reaffirming its position with respect to essential employees and the maintenance of activities in the event of a strike or a lock-out.
Aird & Berlis LLP
During our last webinar, we had a number of interesting questions on how to deal with a difficult employee. Below is a compilation of some of the most frequently- asked questions.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Today the Government of Ontario released the much anticipated Changing Workplaces Review Final Report.
The government of Alberta and 10 police services recently signed the Westray Memorandum of Understanding.
McInnes Cooper
Investigations are a vital – but difficult – part of workplace management. The value of a proper investigation can't be overstated:
Lawson Lundell LLP
The Ontario Superior Court recently confirmed in Papp v. Stokes et al., 2017 ONSC 2357 that an employer will not be held liable for defamation when it provides a truthful reference about a former employee.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
This is the ninth instalment in our Top 10 Issues for Employers series. This instalment addresses privacy risks and best practices for employers with respect to the management of personal employee information.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
Melissa Doyle, a well-educated woman who had worked with Zochem Inc. for nine years, supervised an all-male group of refinery workers.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In Styles v. Alberta Investment Management Corporation, 2017 ABCA 1, the Alberta Court of Appeal (the "Court") reversed a lower court decision that had awarded a dismissed employee...
Collins Barrow National Incorporated
For medical practitioners, the choice between salary or dividends is usually a conflicted one. The general sense is that the grass is greener on the other side.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently issued a decision with significant implications for employers seeking to implement random drug and alcohol testing.
Over the weekend the Toronto Star and the CBC each published stories detailing what Ontarians can expect to see in the long awaited final report from the Changing Workplaces Review...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 14, 2016, the European Parliament approved the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR" or the "Regulation"), a new regulation that will replace the European Union's ("EU") current data privacy standard.
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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.
McInnes Cooper
But employers need to nip cannabis in the workplace in the bud by acting now to be prepared for cannabis legalization when it happens.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This paper summarizes selected developments in Canadian Internet law during 2016.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Ornge faces charges under the Canada Labour Code for failing to provide safe working conditions for its employees.
A recent Order of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commission of Alberta (OIPC) provides guidance on potential privacy traps when managing performance issues in the workplace.
In Ontario, the introduction of "Bill 168" – or, more accurately, its subsequent coming into force – ushered in a new era in workplace dynamics.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently confirmed that a dispute about the termination of long-term disability ("LTD") benefits could not proceed by way of an action.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
By leaving work a half-hour early in the afternoon, he could help his spouse with family tasks.
Cassels Brock
The Liberal government of Ontario has confirmed a release date for its long-awaited Changing Workplaces Review, which solicited feedback on, and will make recommendations regarding...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
I confess that I never paid much attention to those retirement commercials. You know the ones with a distinguished silver-haired white male effortlessly swinging his golf club, or sitting on his yacht in some exotic location?
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