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Where Should An Employment Dispute Be Litigated When An Employer's Business And An Employee's Residence Are Located In Different Jurisdictions?
In this case, the Court held that there was no real and substantial connection to Ontario because Persico did not carry on business in Ontario.
Canada
2 Nov 2017
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Employers May Be Justified In Requesting An Independent Medical Examination As Part Of The Procedural Aspect Of The Duty To Accommodate
Jurisprudence on independent medical examinations (IME) in the context of the employer's duty to accommodate is sparse.
Canada
17 Aug 2017
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Toronto Firefighters In Hot Water Over Vulgar Tweets
Two Toronto firefighters found themselves fighting to get their jobs back after some vulgar tweets on their personal Twitter accounts landed them in hot water.
Canada
18 Jul 2017
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Application For Interlocutory Injunction Preventing Implementation Of Random Drug And Alcohol Testing Of TTC Employees Denied
Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 (ATU) unsuccessfully argued that the implementation of the random drug and alcohol testing of its members should be withheld until the conclusion of the main arbitration hearing...
Canada
7 Jul 2017
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Overtime Entitlement Did Not Extend To Time Spent At Labour Management Meetings
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.
Canada
26 Jun 2017
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Employer's Egregious Conduct In The Course Of A Dismissal Attracts Both Moral Damages And Human Rights Damages
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has recently issued a decision that should serve as a stark reminder to employers to treat employees respectfully and in good faith throughout the termination process.
Canada
15 Mar 2017
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Dishonesty in Hiring Process Constitutes Cause for Dismissal
recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has confirmed that, in certain scenarios, an employee's dishonesty in the hiring process will constitute cause for dismissal.
Canada
13 Mar 2017
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Employment and Labour - 2016 Year in Review
Stay informed with our Employment and Labour – 2016 Year in Review.
Canada
9 Mar 2017
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Medical Marijuana and Health Benefit Plans
On January 30, 2017, a Board of Inquiry, formed as part of the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia, issued its decision in Skinner v. Board of Trustees of the Canadian Elevator Industry Welfare Trust Fund, which found that the denial of an employee's request for coverage of medical marijuana under a health benefit plan amounted to discrimination under the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act.
Canada
20 Feb 2017
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Women Who Have Suffered Workplace Discrimination In The RCMP May Soon Be Compensated For Decades Of Mistreatment
Since 2012, two class action lawsuits have been filed against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
Canada
31 Jan 2017
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Failure To Mitigate In Ontario
Aylsworth v Law Office of Harvey Storm, 2016 ONSC 3938 is an interesting case that further defines the boundaries of what type of job employees can reasonably reject without failing in their duty to mitigate their wrongful dismissal damages.
Canada
1 Nov 2016
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Rules On The Duty To Mitigate In Howard V. Benson Group
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently considered the common law principles of reasonable notice and the duty to mitigate in the context of fixed-term employment contracts...
Canada
20 Sep 2016
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Suncor remporte cette manche de la bataille concernant les tests aléatoires de dépistage de drogues, mais la bataille n'est pas finie
La Cour du Banc de la Reine de l'Alberta a récemment accueilli la demande de révision judiciaire1 de Suncor Énergie Inc. et a renversé une sentence arbitrale portant sur la décision de Suncor d'introduire une politique de tests aléatoires ...
Canada
27 Jun 2016
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Arbitrator Upholds Termination Of Nurse For Patient Privacy Breaches
There is a growing body of arbitral jurisprudence upholding summary dismissal of employees who breached workplace codes of conduct, confidentiality and privacy policies by deliberately snooping into co-worker or client records without any legitimate purpose and for reasons of their own.
Canada
3 May 2016
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Covert Video Surveillance Overturns Wrongful Dismissal Case
In a preliminary award, an Ontario arbitrator allowed covert video surveillance footage to be used as evidence in a wrongful dismissal grievance.
Canada
11 Apr 2016
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