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Yet another reminder on the importance of careful drafting of termination clauses

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 15 2014

As if employers needed one, we now have yet another decision invalidating a termination provision for failure to comply with the Employment Standards

Reprimands for “violation of basic safety protocols” were not discriminatory

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 15 2014

After failing in a harassment grievance that was based on the Occupational Health and Safety Act, an employee has failed in his bid to persuade the

“Disgruntled and aggressive clients” posed safety threat under OHSA

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 8 2014

An employee who was fired one day after complaining to the Ministry of Labour that she felt threatened by "disgruntled and aggressive clients" was

Arbitrator may order change to hours, location of doctor who sexually-harassed hospital nurse

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 3 2014

Where a doctor has sexually harassed a nurse, a labour arbitrator has authority to decide how close the doctor should be able to work with the nurse

LLP members not whistling in the dark (part 2)

  • Dentons
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 1 2014

Our Employment team recently circulated an alerter on the potential impact of the Clyde & Co v. Bates van Winkelhof 2014 UKSC 32 case on limited

Supreme Court denies chronic stress WCB claim after employee reacted to disciplinary letter

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 26 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada has denied an employee's claim for workers' compensation benefits for "chronic stress" which he said resulted from a

Company fined $25,000 for operating electrical contracting business without license under Electricity Act after apprentice injured

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 24 2014

An electrical contractor has been convicted and fined for carrying on an electrical contracting business without being licensed under the Ontario

Farm workers denied Coroner’s inquest: greater risk of fatality in mining and construction industries, HRTO decides

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 17 2014

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has decided that it was not discriminatory for the Coroner's Act to require mandatory inquests in construction

Threat, assault on supervisor were just cause for dismissal at isolated mine in NWT with “zero tolerance” violence policy

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 12 2014

The employee was an equipment operator at a mine site. The evidence was that the employee and supervisor got into an altercation "not directly

Lack of full disclosure: special costs in failed Anton Piller Order

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 10 2014

In recent years, employers have increasingly sought and obtained Anton Piller Orders ("APO") where a departing employee leaves with confidential