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Court counts payroll outside of Ontario to award statutory severance

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 15 2014

The recent decision of Justice Kane in Paquette v. Quadraspec Inc., 2014 ONCS 2431 ("Paquette") has arguably changed employees' entitlement to

Dismissal upheld for dishonesty and cover up of safety risks

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 15 2014

In a recent arbitration decision involving a utility company, an Ontario arbitrator reiterated the importance of trust in the employment relationship

10 things about vacations and holidays in Ontario employers should know

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 17 2014

For the majority of employees, vacation time, vacation pay and public holidays will be set out in the terms of their employment contract. But such

Delayed promotion not constructive dismissal

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 15 2014

In the recent case of Penteliuk v CIBC World Markets Inc, the Ontario Superior Court held that an employee whose promised promotion was taking longer

Tribunal finds age discrimination in job application form

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 15 2014

In Kosovic v Niagara Caregivers and Personnel Ltd ("Kosovic"), the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal held that a recruitment agency's job application form

Notice of resignation: the Supreme Court restores the dominant line of authority

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 11 2014

The dominant line of authority according to which an employer cannot waive an employee's notice of resignation without paying a indemnity in lieu of

Recent changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 27 2014

The highlights of these changes, which now apply throughout Canada except Quebec (with the exception of increased processing fees) are as follows:

Bargaining in bad faith finding upheld by Supreme Court of Canada

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 24 2014

A very recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision, Canadian Artists' Representation v National Gallery of Canada, considered the parameters of the

Employees’ rights to statutory holidays and annual vacation in Quebec

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 20 2014

In Quebec, employees' rights to statutory holidays and annual vacation are governed by the Act Respecting Labour Standards ("ALS"), which foresees the

Mental health and the workplace: Ontario Human Rights Commission releases new policy on mental health and addiction

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (the Commission) recently released its "Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities