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Employee or self-employed? That is the question!

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • February 25 2015

No matter what part of the country you're in, it is important to get it right when determining whether someone is an employee or a self-employed

Federal sector employers have right to dismiss without cause too

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 19 2015

There's good news for employers in the federal sector - those engaged in federal works and undertakings such as airlines, airports, railway, banking

Work computers and personal email privacy in the workplace

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 11 2015

Virtually everyone has an online presence, whether through social media accounts, online banking and shopping or communication with family and friends

BC: major administrative and investigative changes on the way at WorkSafeBC OHSLaw report

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 10 2015

In 2012 there were two high profile industrial workplace explosions in British Columbia that ultimately did not led to prosecutions. As a

When is dishonesty just cause for dismissal?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 4 2015

A recent appeal court decision reaffirmed that dishonest conduct may be just cause for termination. To determine if it is just cause, the conduct

Will the threat of jail really improve workplace safety? OHS law report

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 30 2015

Reducing workplace accidents, injury, and death is the purpose of Canadian Occupational Health and Safety ("OHS") laws in every province, federally

The termination clause as a ticking time bomb: is the court changing its approach?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 28 2015

To the chagrin of many employers, the courts have made the drafting and enforcement of termination provisions in an employment contract challenging

The Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2014 and Non-Standard Employment: the general regulation of part-time employment

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • South Africa
  • -
  • January 26 2015

Any employer making use of part-time employees should review their policies and practices and the terms of that employment in relation to the terms

Google: not a replacement for individualized accommodation

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 26 2015

It may be convenient and easy to use, but you cannot find the answer to everything on the Internet. As one employer recently learned, Google

The Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2014 and Non-Standard Employment: the use of fixed term contracts

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • South Africa
  • -
  • January 19 2015

Any employer making use of fixed term contracts should review their policies and practices particularly where the employees are earning less than