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Constructor made mistake of law, not fact: convicted of OHSA charge

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 3 2015

A constructor that argued the “mistake of fact” due diligence defence was instead found to have made a “mistake of law” and was convicted of a charge

Aguas v. State of New Jersey

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2015

In Ilda Aguas v. State of New Jersey, the New Jersey Supreme Court tackled two issues that were not "expressly decided" in Lehmann v. Toys 'R' Us

Mere posting of standard operating procedure was not enough: OLRB refuses to suspend MOL inspector’s training order

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 26 2015

Employers often post new procedures in the workplace without providing formal training. A recent decision of the Ontario Labour Relations Board

Run over by shoplifter in parking lot, retail employee may sue employer and supervisor despite having WSIB coverage

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 24 2015

A retail employee who helped pursue a shoplifter, in violation of the employer's workplace violence policy, was not entitled to WSIB benefits and

Having an active joint health and safety committee can help employers defend against OHSA charges, court decision suggests

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 17 2015

An Ontario court has dismissed charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act after two incidents which the joint health and safety committee

A definitive ruling on the issue of without cause terminations under the Canada Labour Code

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 13 2015

Federally regulated employers take note. The Federal Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that without cause dismissals are not automatically

“If you think your salary is low . . .”: employer’s presentation was “offensive, distasteful and inappropriate as a motivational tool”, but not illegal

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 12 2015

An adjudicator has criticized an employer’s motivational presentation as “offensive, distasteful and inappropriate as a motivational tool”, but found

Recent rulings by Romania’s High Court clarify thorny issues in labor and employment law

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Romania
  • -
  • February 12 2015

In Romania, the inconsistent interpretation and application of legal provisions by the courts have resulted in uneven and confusing case law and, in

The cost of a holiday

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 12 2015

Under English law, all workers receive 5.6 weeks of paid holiday every year. This is 28 days for a full-time worker working a five-day weekalready

Balancing life’s responsibilities: Canadian human rights developments in the accommodation of family status

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 12 2015

With an increase in the number of dual-income households in Canada, it is not surprising that employers are facing growing demands from workers for