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No Double Dipping: Employees Receiving Disability Benefits During A Notice Period Cannot Receive Compensation For Lost Wages
Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta affirms that employees receiving disability payments during the reasonable notice period cannot also receive payment for lost wages
Canada
2 Sep 2019
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Pas de double indemnisation : les employés qui reçoivent des prestations d'invalidité pendant la période de préavis ne peuvent recevoir une indemnité pour perte salariale
La Cour du banc de la Reine de l'Alberta affirme que les employés qui reçoivent des prestations d'invalidité pendant un délai de préavis raisonnable ne peuvent recevoir également une indemnité
Canada
2 Sep 2019
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Repousser la limite : les poursuites pour atteinte à la vie privée peuvent être intentées plus de deux ans après l'atteinte
La Cour d'appel de l'Alberta précise que le délai de prescription d'une poursuite civile pour atteinte à la vie privée ne commence à courir qu'à l'expiration du délai d'appel de l'ordonnance de l'OIPC
Worldwide
12 Aug 2019
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Still Not Worth The Paper It's Written On: Release Won't Oust Canada Labour Code Unjust Dismissal Complaints
The Federal Court of Canada in Bank of Montreal v. Li recently upheld a decision of an adjudicator that a settlement agreement and release signed by an employee did not preclude the employee from filing...
Canada
11 Jul 2019
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Les renonciations, toujours sans valeur, ne permettent pas d'écarter les plaintes de congédiement injuste déposées en vertu du Code canadien du travail
La décision Banque de Montréal c. Li confirme qu'une renonciation n'empêche pas un employé de déposer une plainte de congédiement injuste en vertu du Code canadien du travail.
Canada
9 Jul 2019
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Bill C-86 Proposed Changes To Federal Labour And Employment Laws
Workplaces subject to the Canada Labour Code need to prepare for major changes to a range of statutory provisions governing everything from work scheduling to leave entitlements to termination of employment, among many others.
Canada
4 Apr 2019
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Congédiement pour motif sérieux au Québec : grands principes et pratiques exemplaires
Hélène Bussières et Charif El-Khouri, membres du groupe Emploi et travail de notre bureau de Montréal, ont rédigé dernièrement un article de fond (en anglais seulement) dans la revue Canadian
Canada
3 Apr 2019
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No Free Accidents For Drug Users In The Workplace
The employer, Elk Valley Coal Corporation, operated an open pit coal mine near Hinton, Alberta.
Canada
20 Jun 2017
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The Saga Continues: The Ontario Court Of Appeal Strikes Down A Termination Provision In Wood v. Fred Deeley Imports Ltd.
In recent years, there have been a number of cases where contractual termination provisions that attempt to limit an employee's entitlements upon termination have been found to be unenforceable...
Canada
15 Mar 2017
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Ten Simple Words Keep The Termination Clause Debate Alive: SCC Denies Leave To Appeal In Oudin v. Centre Francophone De Toronto
Readers of our blog will recall that termination provisions have, in recent years, come under technical scrutiny by the courts.
Canada
27 Feb 2017
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Termination Provision Not Perfect? Recent Cases May Help
The enforceability of contractual termination provisions can be a contentious issue when they limit an employee's entitlements in the event of a termination without cause to the bare statutory minimum.
Canada
25 Jan 2017
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Supreme Court Restores Norm: No Termination Without Cause Under Canada Labour Code
The Supreme Court restored the initial decision by the adjudicator assigned to the complaint, overturning the decision by the Federal Court of Appeal on judicial review.
Canada
26 Jul 2016
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Getting Into A Fix - Court Of Appeal Awards 37 Months Of Compensation To Employee On Fixed-Term Contract
Fixed-term employment contracts often seem like a valuable tool for employers.
Canada
20 May 2016
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Mon Employeur Est Plus Grand Que Le Tien : Le Prestige De L'entreprise Et Le Congédiement Déguisé
En 2016, la Cour d'appel du Québec a conclu que, dans le contexte de l'aliénation d'une entreprise, le fait pour un employé de passer à un employeur moins prestigieux ne peut, en soi, constituer un congédiement déguisé.
Canada
11 Apr 2016
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My Employer Is Bigger Than Yours: Of Prestige And Constructive Dismissal
En 2016, la Cour d'appel du Québec a conclu que, dans le contexte de l'aliénation d'une entreprise, le fait pour un employé de passer à un employeur moins prestigieux ne peut, en soi, constituer un congédiement déguisé.
Canada
11 Apr 2016
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Hard Truth About Financial Hardship: No Excuse For Unreasonable Notice
This was a wrongful dismissal action brought by three (3) teachers previously employed by St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic School (the School) for periods ranging from eight (8) to twelve (12) years.
Canada
4 Jan 2016
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Why Good Business Reasons For Termination Of Employment Do Not Always Mean A Serious Reason At Law - A Look At 2015 Court Of Appeal Decisions On Wrongful Dismissal
In 2015, the Court of Appeal of Quebec has had opportunities to revisit how an employer must justify termination for a serious reason (cause).
Canada
23 Dec 2015
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A Tale Of The Perils Of Termination Provisions... With A Twist
Despite how straightforward the Supreme Court made it seem, drafting termination provisions that are acceptable has proven exceptionally challenging.
Canada
14 Dec 2015
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New York-Based Employee Can Bring A Wrongful Dismissal Claim In Ontario
In a recent decision, Machado v. The Catalyst Capital Group Inc., the Ontario Superior Court considered whether Ontario is the more appropriate forum for a wrongful dismissal action between a New York-based employer and an employee who was employed in New York at the time his employment was terminated.
Canada
25 Nov 2015
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Good Faith: Vital At All Contractual Stages
In this case, Alain and Yvan Meloche (the Meloches) sold 80% of their shares in their family business, Structures Lamerain inc. (Structures), to 9007-7520 Québec (7520 Québec)...
Canada
19 Oct 2015
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