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Case note: new seriously ill family member leave in Alberta

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 9 2015

Amendments to the Alberta Employment Standards Code came into effect, extending job protection to employees who require leaves of absence to care for

What protection do employees have against discrimination on the ground of age in Québec?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 29 2015

Both the Québec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms (Québec Charter) as well as the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Canadian Charter

What protection do employees have against discrimination on grounds of age?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 27 2015

To begin with, Employment discrimination on grounds of age is not a distant problematic in Colombia. For instance, young people feel discriminated

Case note: jurisdiction of grievance board considered

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2015

In AUPE v Alberta, 2014 ABCA 43, the Alberta Court held that the essential character of a dispute between the parties was beyond the jurisdiction of

Case note: jurisdiction of employment agreement considered

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 19 2015

An Ontario court held in Christmas v Fort McKay First Nation, 2014 ONSC 373 that it had no jurisdiction over a wrongful dismissal claim arising out of

Case note: class action for post-retirement health benefit to proceed

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 12 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada upheld the right of former employees to pursue a class action against their former employer after the employer

Work-life balance: Quebec employers under no obligation to modify employees’ regular work hours

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 6 2015

In a decision handed down on January 20, 2015, Quebec's labour board, the Commission des relations du travail (CRT), reiterated that employers are

Federally regulated employers can now terminate without just cause

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 5 2015

The recent Federal Court of Appeal decision in Wilson v Atomic Energy of Canada Limited addressed the long-standing question of whether federally

Employment vs. vocation: is a priest an employee?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 4 2015

A specialized tribunal in Quebec recently decided in Dubois v. Diocèse de Trois-Rivières1 that a parish priest was neither in the employment of the

Case note: Robinson v Edmonton (City), 2014 ABQB 29

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 3 2015

An Alberta court dismissed a complainant’s appeal of a human rights tribunal decision in Robinson v Edmonton (City), 2014 ABQB 29. The complainant, a