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Contracting out union work - comparing cases

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 19 2013

A series of recent decisions involving one contractor working with different clients and different unions provide valuable lessons about the

One contractor; two hospital unions; two different outcomes

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 5 2013

An interesting series of recent labour tribunal decisions provide lessons for hospitals and their service providers about the application of

When time is the very essence of your job, best not be late...

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 1 2013

Every job has its own peculiarities. What might be a minor shortcoming in one type of employment could be catastrophic in another. This is especially

Recalling employees from work-from-home arrangements

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 24 2013

The CEOs at top tech companies have received attention over their policies allowing employees to work from home. While some companies insist that

Lessons learned from NHL lockout

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 15 2013

The lockout of NHL players by the league's owners led to much more reporting about labour negotiations than we would normally see in the media. While

Employee who violates settlement agreement gets less

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 28 2012

It is common practice when settling a human rights complaint or a wrongful dismissal claim to include a mutual confidentiality obligation. What can an

The HR space: the building blocks of constructive dismissal

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 12 2012

Generally when employees decide to leave their jobs, they are considered to have resigned

Court refines rules for employee class actions

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 13 2012

Class actions for unpaid overtime or other employment claims have met with mixed results in the past

You can now sue for invasion of privacy...sometimes

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 1 2012

Does the law recognize a right to sue somebody for invasion of privacy?

Labour arbitrators have more scope than courts, Supreme Court says

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 28 2011

In a decision issued on December 5, 2011 Nor-Man Regional Health Authority Inc. v. Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals the Supreme Court of Canada considered a labour arbitrator's application of the legal principle of estoppel