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Employer liability for privacy breaches by employees

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 24 2014

A class action was recently allowed to proceed in Ontario against a major bank after one of its employees admitted to accessing and disclosing to

Phoning it in - adverse-effect discrimination and probationary employees

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 22 2014

It is trite law that employers cannot simply terminate employees whose work performance is negatively impacted by disability. Rather, an employer

Statutory severance pay: Ontario ruling threatens to drive up termination costs

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 17 2014

According to a recent judgment of the Ontario Superior Court, employers may now be forced to take their establishment's total payroll into account in

A clear slate is not a given - the status of lapsed warnings

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada, South Africa
  • -
  • September 10 2014

In the matter of NUM obo Selemela v Northam Platinum Limited , the Labour Appeal Court ("LAC") held that lapsed warnings may be taken into account

B.C. Court offers lessons to employers about employment contracts, part II

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 10 2014

Last year we shared five key lessons about employment agreements, arising from the trial court's decision inMiller v. Convergys CMG Canada Limited

Commencement of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • South Africa
  • -
  • September 1 2014

The amendments to the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 75 of 1997 ("BCEA") have commenced with effect from 1 September 2014. This follows hot on

Disloyal conduct may justify termination

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 29 2014

Labour, Employment and Human Rights BulletinThere is little dispute that senior employees owe a duty of good faith and loyalty to their employers

Workplace investigation key to avoiding liability in discrimination claims

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 20 2014

In a recent case the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal ruled that while an employer had responded appropriately to some complaints of harassment, its

Amendments to labour relations act require action by employers within 3-month period

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada, South Africa
  • -
  • August 20 2014

On Sunday, 17th August, President Jacob Zuma signed the Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2014 into law. It is still uncertain when the amendments will

Jumping the gun on employee surveillance can shoot down your case

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 15 2014

When confronted with information that an employee may be abusing paid sick leave, it is only natural for an employer to want to investigate further