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Minden Gross LLP
In this case, the Plaintiff entered into an employment agreement with O.E. Canada Inc. which included, as part of his remuneration...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Background screening job candidates is an important part of an employer's recruitment process, helping to identify the best-qualified candidates and manage potential risks associated with...
On June 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corp. (2017 SCC 30). This is a landmark decision, reinforcing the right of employers to take proactive risk...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In a recent BC Supreme Court decision, Sollows v. Albion Fisheries Ltd., the court clarified what qualifies as inducement in the context of a reasonable notice period assessment.
As part of the enhanced governance requirements under British Columbia's Pension Benefits Standard Act and Alberta's Employment Pension Plans Act...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Three years ago, the Federal Government passed the Employees' Voting Rights Act, which reformed the Canada Labour Code's certification and decertification rules for federally regulated workplaces.
Fasken Martineau
In perhaps the most important human rights decision to date dealing with drugs in the workplace, the Supreme Court of Canada recently ruled that an employer may terminate a worker for just cause...
Fasken Martineau
La Cour suprême du Canada a récemment rendu une décision qui constitue peut-être l'une des décisions les plus importantes dans le domaine des droits de la personne concernant...
On June 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corp. (2017 SCC 30).
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Benjamin v. Cascades Canada ULC, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice reviewed the law surrounding an employee's duty to mitigate their common law reasonable notice damages arising from wrongful dismissal.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
These are statutory minimums and many employers provide employees with greater vacation entitlements.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Under the current Labour Relations Act, 1995, once a bargaining unit is certified, any changes to the composition of the bargaining unit are voluntary.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The appellant was employed by Elk Valley Coal Corporation (Elk Valley) in a safety-sensitive position at its coal mine near Hinton, Alberta.
Stewart McKelvey
In Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corporation, 2017 SCC 30, a six-judge majority of the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") confirmed a Tribunal decision which concluded that …
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Fabrene Inc. v International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 2922 employees who were UGC members unsuccessfully argued that the hours they spent attending Labour Management meetings on their days off constituted compensable overtime.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The recently released Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act proposes considerable changes to Ontario's Employment Standards Act, including a number of new equal pay for equal work provisions.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
« An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service Labour Relations Act and the Income Tax Act », received Royal Assent after an interesting showdown between the Government and the Senate.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Since Bill 148 was introduced, we have heard from Ontario employers about the significant impacts Bill 148 would have within their particular workplace.
Lawson Lundell LLP
In Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp., the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a decision of the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal which found that the termination of an employee in a safety-sensitive environment who tested positive for cocaine ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The scheduling of work is one of many areas that would see significant revamping under Ontario's proposed Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (Bill 148).
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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.
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,
Howie, Sacks & Henry
When you see the words Canada Pension Plan, or its familiar acronym CPP, your mind probably turns to happy thoughts of retirement.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Social media has drastically changed the way people communicate and do business.
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 –
Field LLP
Bill 17: The Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act, was introduced in the Alberta Legislature on May 24, 2017.
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.
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...
By now we all know that an employer has a duty to accommodate an employee with a disability to the point of undue hardship.
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