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Canada
17 Jul 2018
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Ontario Minimum Wage Increase Now In Effect
Ontario employers are reminded that the general minimum wage in Ontario increased on October 1, 2016 to $11.40 per hour, up from $11.25 per hour.
Canada
5 Oct 2016
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Ontario Court Rules That ESA Temporary Layoff May Still Result In Constructive Dismissal
An Ontario Court has ruled that even in cases where an employer has complied with the temporary layoff provisions of the ESA, the layoff does not protect the employer from a successful claim in constructive dismissal...
Canada
22 Sep 2016
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BC Minimum Wage Increase Now In Effect
British Columbia employers are reminded that the general minimum wage in British Columbia increased on September 15, 2016 to $10.85 per hour, up from $10.45 per hour.
Canada
19 Sep 2016
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B.C. And Canada Adopting Gender Identity And Gender Expression Human Rights Protections
Both the British Columbia and the Federal Government have recently introduced legislation to amend their respective human rights legislation to include gender identity and gender expression among the protected grounds of discrimination.
Canada
7 Sep 2016
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Employee Time Off To Vote In The Upcoming Federal Election
Canadians head for the polls in the federal election on Monday, October 19, 2015.
Canada
21 Oct 2015
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Minimum Wage Increase Now In Effect In Many Canadian Provinces
On October 1, 2015, the minimum wage in Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario and Saskatchewan has increased.
Canada
13 Oct 2015
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SCC Says Suspension With Pay Can Amount To Constructive Dismissal
A non-unionized employee on an indefinite suspension with pay successfully claimed that he was constructively dismissed by his employer and was entitled to damages for wrongful dismissal.
Canada
24 Mar 2015
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BC And Ontario Employers Take Note: Upcoming Minimum Wage Changes
Last fall the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 was amended to index increases to the minimum wage to Ontario’s Consumer Price Index.
Canada
23 Mar 2015
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Significant Changes Proposed To Ontario’s Workplace Laws
Ontario’s government introduced workplace legislation on July 16, 2014 that would affect five labour and employment statutes in the province.
Canada
22 Jul 2014
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Contract Requiring Ex-Employee To Compensate Former Employer For Competing Ruled Enforceable In British Columbia
A recent decision of the B.C. Court of Appeal has endorsed a novel approach to post-employment competition.
Canada
16 Apr 2014
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Human Rights Tribunal Has No Jurisdiction To Hear Equity Partner’s Human Rights Complaint In British Columbia
The British Columbia Court of Appeal has unanimously held that the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal did not have jurisdiction to hear an age discrimination complaint.
Canada
24 Jul 2012
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Employer Rights And Obligations In Connection With Employee Information
Requesting medical information from an Employee raises innumerable legal issues related to privacy, human rights and workplace safety.
Canada
14 Nov 2011
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Social Media And The Impact On Employment Relations
The internet and the opportunities created by social media for business present many new challenges for employers and those involved in management of organizations.
Canada
18 May 2011
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Government Loses its Priority to GST in CCAA Proceedings
In the recent decision of Century Services Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), 2010 SCC 60, the Supreme Court of Canada has, for the first time, interpreted key provisions of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA").
Canada
6 Jan 2011
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Focus On Employment, Labour & Pensions - October, 2009
The popularity of employee furlough programs in the United States has increased in the economic recession. A furlough is a temporary period when employees take unpaid leaves from work in response to slower business activity.
Canada
 
28 Oct 2009
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