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No Tort Of Harassment In Ontario: Court Of Appeal
In Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General), Ontario's highest court has confirmed that there is no free-standing common law tort of harassment in Ontario.
Canada
9 Apr 2019
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Khazai Rug: Court Of Appeals Of Kentucky Applies Crime Policy's Inventory Exclusion To Alleged Employee Theft Loss
The inventory exclusion precludes an insured from proving an employee theft loss solely by reliance on inventory calculations, independent of other proof of actual employee theft.
Canada
8 Jun 2017
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Summaries (May 8 – 12, 2017)
In a problematic and highly technical decision in Pennyfeather v. Timminco Limited, the Court of Appeal upheld the dismissal of a secondary securities market misrepresentation class action...
Canada
22 May 2017
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Court Of Appeal Summaries (March 20 – 24, 2017)
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Canada
27 Mar 2017
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Who Owns The Customer Relationship?
As a condition of employment with a travel agency , Mary was required to sign, and did sign, an employment agreement in which she agreed that ...
Canada
24 Nov 2016
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Context Relevant To Risk Of Harm Analysis Under FIPPA, Says Divisional Court
From reading this decision one can't help but get the sense that the Court thought it obvious that the IPC's decision was unreasonable.
Canada
2 Nov 2016
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Asserting Cause: What Not To Do
Some employers use an allegation of cause which they know to be unsupportable, or worse, untrue, as leverage to "encourage" a dismissed employee to settle a potential wrongful dismissal claim...
Canada
3 Oct 2016
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An Employee's Last-Minute Childcare Obligations May Trigger The Duty To Accommodate
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently provided further clarification regarding the scope of an employer's duty to accommodate an employee's childcare obligations.
Canada
6 Jun 2016
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A New Direction For The Enforceability Of Termination Clauses?
Many employers are often surprised to hear that the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the "ESA") is not the starting point for determining how much notice of termination an employee is owed.
Canada
28 Apr 2016
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Preventing Violence And Harassment At Work – Workers' Compensation Enters The Equation
The modern workplace poses many challenges for employers, and in recent years, one of the more rapidly evolving of those challenges has been the treatment of workplace violence and harassment.
Canada
7 Mar 2016
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UBER: And The New ‘Gig' Economy: What Are The Implications For The Future?
In the last few months all of us have become aware of Uber and its entrance into the "passenger courier" business.
Canada
16 Nov 2015
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The Point Of No Return: Terminating Employees For Dishonesty And Litigating Employee Fraud Claims
Employee embezzlement and fraud is a widespread problem, costing Canadian employers hundreds of millions of dollars in losses every year.
Canada
9 Nov 2015
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What Are An Employer's Obligations To A Terminally Ill Employee?
It is generally recognized that a serious and long-term illness that prevents an employee from being able to work can eventually result in the "frustration" of the employment contract.
Canada
27 Jul 2015
14
Summer Fun, Fall Lawsuit
Employers often express their appreciation to employees by hosting events such as seasonal parties, barbeques or other social events.
Canada
5 Jul 2015
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What's An Employer To Do? When Is Discipline An Appropriate Response To A False Human Rights Complaint?
Human rights complaints filed by employees can be expensive for employers, both in investigating the complaints and defending a complaint before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal").
Canada
26 May 2015
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Employer Liability In The Administration Of Benefit Plans
Employers are facing increasing claims as a result of their failure to provide employee benefits and/or their negligence in the handling of benefit issues.
Canada
11 May 2015
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Tell Tale Signs: The Red Flags Of Employee Fraud
Employee embezzlement and fraud cost Canadian employers hundreds of millions of dollars in losses every year.
Canada
26 Mar 2015
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Supreme Court Clarifies Constructive Dismissal Rules
The Supreme Court of Canada issued a decision on March 6, 2015, in Potter v. New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission...
Canada
26 Mar 2015
19
Court Of Appeal Summaries (February 2-6, 2015)
Hello again to everyone. Below are summaries of this week’s Ontario Court of Appeal civil decisions (non-criminal).
Canada
12 Feb 2015
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Right To Strike Upheld By The Supreme Court Of Canada
The Supreme Court of Canada issued a decision upholding employees’ right to strike as a meaningful part of the collective bargaining process guaranteed under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Canada
6 Feb 2015
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