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Two big wins for unions at the SCC

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 20 2015

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered a pair of big wins to Canadian unions. Both judgments relate to public sector unions, but

The Court as tie-breaker: atomic energy and how “persistent discord” begets a correctness standard of review

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 17 2015

In its recent decision in Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, 2015 FCA 17, the Federal Court of Appeal held that the rule of law can require

Tightening the belt on broader public sector compensation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 17 2015

On March 16, 2015, the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act (the "Act") comes into force. The purpose of the Act is to regulate and

New sexual harassment laws coming soon to the workplace

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 10 2015

On March 6, 2015, the Ontario Government published its plan aimed at addressing sexual violence and harassment in Ontario. The document is titled

Meeting the duty to accommodate a success story

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 4 2015

The duty to accommodate is a difficult process because it is uncertain. Whether an employer has met its duty to accommodate under human rights law

SCC constitutionalizes the right to strike for unionized employees

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 26 2015

On the heels of its labour friendly decision in Mounted Police Association of Ontario v. Canada("MPAO") which granted RCMP officers the right to

A “without cause” dismissal is not automatically an “unjust” dismissal: a federal employment law update

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 18 2015

The decision in Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, released by the Federal Court of Appeal (the "FCA") on January 22, 2015, marks the end of

Medical marihuana in the workplace

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 17 2015

In the last few years, statistics show that an increasing number of licences to possess medical marihuana have been granted, and with the recent

Sorry but I can’t help you with your purchase, I’m being accommodated by my employer

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 4 2015

It is part and parcel of a retail employee's job to interact with customers and assist them in making purchases. However, if an employee with a

OSC proposes large financial awards for whistleblowers

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 4 2015

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is inviting comment for the next 90 days on a proposed comprehensive whistleblowing program (the Program