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Trucker who punched customer in the mouth was fired for cause

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • October 14 2014

One would think it self-evident that employees who punch a customer's employee in the face may be dismissed for just cause. But it took an appeal for

Worker who spread rumour that MOL inspector “paid off” by company, and that company was closing, was fired for cause

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 9 2014

A worker who contacted a Ministry of Labour inspector with safety concerns but didn’t get the answer he wanted, and then spread rumours that the MOL

Ownerdeveloper was not responsible for civil damages sustained in a workplace incident 20 years ago

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 6 2014

Over 20 years after a workplace incident that seriously injured a worker, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has dismissed the worker's civil action

School Board taught a costly lesson: court upholds reinstatement with 10 years of back pay

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 6 2014

Ms. Fair was employed by the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (the "Board") from 1988 to 2004, when her employment was terminated. During her

Restrictive covenants in English law: one slip can be fatal

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2014

Wherever in the world they may be situated, most employers like the idea of being able to prevent ex-employees from competing with them. It's

Alberta employer liable for employee’s negligent driving of company vehicle even though employer told him not to drive it

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 2 2014

Alberta employers should heed a recent appeal decision in which an employer was held liable for damage caused by an employee while driving a company

Employee dismissed for demanding bonus and saying that employer “could fire him”, not for raising safety concerns, court decides

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 30 2014

An employee's demand for a bonus and assertion that his employment relationship would not be "fruitful" and that his employer could fire him, was the

Employment law round-up - September 2014

  • Dentons
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2014

Among the updates in this edition we see some cautionary tales for employers in relation to disciplinary procedures, dealing with medical evidence and

Lettre Sociale Paris - Septembre 2014

  • Dentons
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  • France
  • -
  • September 26 2014

La loi du 10 juillet 2014 visant a lutter contre la concurrence sociale deloyale est entree en vigueur le 12 juillet 2014

B.C. Appeal Court clarifies workplace accident reporting obligations

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 25 2014

The employer of the injured worker, not the owner of the workplace, was required to report the worker's injury, the B.C. Court of Appeal has held, in