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Lying about absence gives just cause for termination, says Alberta Court of Appeal overturning arbitrator

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 16 2015

In Telus Communications Inc. v Telecommunications Workers Union, an Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench chambers judge quashed the decision of an

Say what you mean and mean what you say (and put it in writing)

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 20 2015

A recent Ontario case provides a good reminder of the importance of a clear and thorough employment contract. In the case, an employee with eight

Termination notice awarded beyond expiry of fixed term

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 16 2015

In the recent decision of Thompson v Cardel Homes Limited Partnership, 2014 ABCA 242, the Alberta Court of Appeal considered the difference between

Québec: harrassment complaint in the workplace and internal investigations does procedural fairness apply?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 15 2015

In a recent case, the Quebec Court of Appeal overturned a Court of Quebec judgment and found that procedural fairness standards applicable to

Underinsurance: Quebec Superior Court holds broker liable

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 16 2015

Quebec's Superior Court recently ordered a broker and his insurance firm to pay damages for negligence by the broker when renewing insurance for a

Evidence of inducement leads to enhanced notice period

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 14 2015

In its recent decision of Rodgers v CEVA, 2014 ONSC 6583, the Ontario Superior Court considered both what it means to induce someone to leave their

Federal court sets aside Minister of Health’s decision to issue NOCs based on cross-referenced administrative drug submissions

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 22 2015

The Federal Court released two decisions on December 19, 2014 granting the innovators’ applications to set aside the Minister’s decision to issue

Does safety have to be compromised to avoid a legal headache?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • January 9 2015

Under work health and safety laws across Australia, employers have an obligation to provide employees and others (including the public) with a safe

Into the breach: Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v Bluescope Steel Ltd 2014 NSWCA 276

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 22 2014

The recent NSW Court of Appeal decision in Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v Bluescope Steel Ltd provides useful guidance on a little

Restraint of trade clause with more than 8,000 covenants certain and reasonable

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • January 7 2015

A restraint of trade clause with 8,190 separate covenants was considered certain and not wholly unreasonable in a decision of the Supreme Court of