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Labour Relation Amendment Act, 2014

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 15 2014

It has been reported that the Labour Relation Amendment Act ("LRA Act"), 2014 will come into effect on 1 January 2015. Employers using certain

A face for radio? Employment law lessons from the Jian Ghomeshi scandal

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 11 2014

Over the last month, the Canadian news media has devoted significant time to covering the Jian Ghomeshi scandal. Aside from the celebrity gossip

When your departing employee takes what isn’t theirs the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 4 2014

The departure of an employee can be an anxious time for any employer. These anxieties can increase significantly if the departing employee is leaving

Can an employer retaliate against an unreasonable complainant?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2014

In a recent B.C. Human Rights Tribunal Decision the Tribunal addressed a complaint of discrimination based on sex contrary to the Human Rights Code

New minimum wages: domestic workers

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • South Africa
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  • November 28 2014

On 24 November 2014, the Minister of Labour issued a sectoral determination amending the minimum rates for the salaries of domestic workers for the

Employers cannot waive the notice period provided by a resigning employee without providing notice

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 14 2014

Under Quebec's Act Respecting Labour Standards ("ALS") and Civil Code of Québec ("CCQ"), an employer who wishes to terminate an indefinite

Workers’ compensation cases involving pre-existing conditions made easier with new policy the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 11 2014

Unlike all other Canadian jurisdictions, Ontario's workers compensation regime was without a specific policy on pre-existing conditions, until now

Constructive dismissals: staring down the proverbial barrel of a gun

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • South Africa
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  • November 7 2014

An employee who resigns in the face of a disciplinary enquiry usually has poor prospects of succeeding with an ensuing constructive dismissal claim

Holiday pay should now include overtime HR space (UK edition)

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 7 2014

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has handed down judgment this week in three significant cases regarding the calculation of holiday pay and inclusion

Arbitrator orders union to pay punitive damages and legal costs of employer following union’s involvement in illegal strike the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 31 2014

In a dispute involving Canada Post, the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) made a finding that an illegal strike had occurred on two dates in