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Pension Plan Considerations In The M&A Context
In any acquisition, whether for shares or assets, employee benefits and obligations must be taken into account.
13 Aug 2018
Le projet de loi sur la réforme de la Loi sur les normes du travail est déposé à l'Assemblée nationale
La Ministre responsable du travail, Dominique Vien, vient tout juste de déposer le projet de loi 176 sur la modification de la Loi sur les normes du travail (LNT) et d'autres dispositions législatives...
21 Mar 2018
Workers And VRSPs – Obligations Will Soon Be Enforceable For Certain Employers
Through the Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans Act, the Québec government aimed at making sure all workers who did not participate in a RSP plan at their workplace had the opportunity to do so.
21 Oct 2016
Pension Plans And Orphan Clauses: The Quebec Court Of Appeal Issues Its Ruling
On November 1, 2002, Bell Actimedia, a subsidiary of Bell Canada, became an independent, publicly traded company, Yellow Pages Group Co. (Yellow Pages Group or Employer).
15 Jun 2015
RockTenn Sets Aside Bowater Maritime: End Of Active Employment In The Context Of Plant Closures In Quebec
On February 16, 2015, arbitrator Denis Provençal issued an important decision affecting pension plans in Quebec.
5 May 2015
Case Note: New Pension Plan Not "Equivalent In Value"
The Supreme Court held in Telecommunications Employees Association of Manitoba Inc. v Manitoba Telecom Services Inc., that an employer was not entitled to take a contribution holiday relying on an actuarial surplus of pension funds originating solely from member contributions.
7 Apr 2015
Case Note: On Benefit Reduction Class Actions
In O’Neill v General Motors of Canada Ltd., 2013 ONSC 4654, a motion for partial summary judgment was granted in a class action by retired employees of GM after their health care and life insurance benefits were substantially reduced to offset GM’s financial difficulties.
16 Feb 2015
Doing Business In Canada - December 2014
Our Doing business in Canada publication is a general overview of the principal corporate, tax and other legal considerations that would be of interest to foreign businesses wishing to establish or acquire a business in Canada.
8 Dec 2014
Case Brief: On Reduction Of Employer Contributions To Retirees’ Medical Benefits
On November 21, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada denied an employer’s application for leave to appeal the BC Court of Appeal decision in Lacey v. Weyerhaeuser Company Limited.
31 Oct 2014
Case Brief: On Deduction Of Pension Benefits From Wrongful Dismissal Damages
In August 2011, the B.C. Court of Appeal held that pension benefits received by an employee during the reasonable notice period were not to be deducted from wrongful dismissal damages.
15 Oct 2014
Aging Workforce May Equal Higher Notice Awards
Two 2013 decisions of the Ontario Superior Court may indicate a trend towards higher notice periods in light of an aging workforce.
17 Jun 2014
Employment And Labour update: A Year In Review
Our Employment and labour year in review assembles a number of important cases, recent developments in legislation and cases to watch for in 2014, all of which could potentially have an impact on the management of your human resources.
18 Feb 2014
Pension Benefits In Canada: To Deduct Or Not Deduct Them From Wrongful Dismissal Damages
On December 13, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a majority decision in IBM Canada Limited v Waterman, ruling that the respondent’s pension benefits must not be deducted from the damages awarded for wrongful dismissal.
24 Jan 2014
Can A Claim Of Bad Faith Bargaining Extend Beyond The Bargaining Table?
The Quebec Commission des relations du travail recently dismissed a claim of bad faith bargaining against an employer because the parties did not explicitly address the issue in question and its consequences in their discussions.
18 Nov 2013
Pension And Benefit Plans In Quebec - Issue 4
Norton Rose Canada’s pension and benefit plans practice team publishes this bulletin on a quarterly basis.
6 May 2012
Pension And Benefit Plans In Quebec – Issue 3
CAPSA has just published the final version of Guideline No. 6 Pension Plan Prudent Investment Practices Guideline, the Self-Assessment Questionnaire on Prudent Investment Practices and Guideline No. 7 Pension Plan Funding Policy
31 Dec 2011
Pension and Benefit Plans In Quebec – Issue 2
Norton Rose OR’s pension and benefit plans practice team publishes this bulletin on a quarterly basis.
14 Oct 2011
Pension and Benefits Law in Quebec
Employer's Acknowledgment of Obligations under a Pension Plan Amendment
13 Apr 2011
Ontario Court of Appeal Decision May Be Harmful for Lenders to Companies with Underfunded Defined Benefit Pension Plans
In a lengthy decision released yesterday in respect of Indalex Limited, which had been operating under the protection of the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA), the Ontario Court of Appeal found that the Ontario Pension Benefits Act (PBA) imposes a deemed trust over the full amount of any funding deficiency that exists when a pension plan is wound up.
13 Apr 2011
Conversion of DB to DC Plans
Most employers with defined benefit ("DB") plans are looking to contain their pension costs. ccordingly, many are switching to defined contribution ("DC") plans in an effort to achieve more predictable funding costs.
10 Feb 2011
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