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

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Company policies and contracts of employment

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 17 2015

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has ruled that an employer breached the contract of employment by failing to follow the complaints

Deepwater Horizon redefines scope of additional insured

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 16 2015

On February 13 2015 the Texas Supreme Court handed down its decision in In re Deepwater Horizon (13-0670 (Tex 2014)). The case arose out of the

Employees performing safety roles are not immune from dismissal

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 17 2015

Organisations may find it interesting to know whether it is appropriate to treat their health and safety representatives ("HSRs") as they would other

Full Bench rules on the meaning of “redundancy” in an enterprise agreement

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
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  • March 10 2015

Employers may have granted entitlements to redundancy pay through enterprise agreements in wider situations than provided by the National Employment

Quebec Court of Appeal: the insurer does not always have to pay all defence costs

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 16 2015

Under Article 2503 of the Civil Code of Québec, a liability insurer is bound to assume the defence costs resulting from actions that are taken

Freedom of contract vs. protection of franchisees: Ontario Court of Appeal applies doctrine of severance to a release provision in a franchise agreement

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

In a recent decision the Court of Appeal for Ontario provided commentary on the doctrine of "notional severance" as it applies to franchise

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

The Arbitration court of Moscow city decision on OJSC JSOC “Bashneft” share repossession case

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

On 7 November 2014, the Arbitration court of the Moscow city issued a widely debated decision stating that over 70 of OJSC JSOC "Bashneft" shares

Patents found obvious; subsequent appeal moot

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

Janssen Inc (Janssen) brought two Applications pursuant to section 6 of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations for orders