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No requirement to accommodate store manager who could not serve customers the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 25 2015

Most employers are familiar with the duty to accommodate employees who suffer from disabilities to the point of undue hardship. In the recent case

Refusing to collaborate in an employer’s psychological harassment investigation can be grounds for dismissal

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 23 2015

In Séguin v. Dessau Inc. (PDF - available in French only), a tribunal, the Commission des relations du travail (CRT), upheld the dismissal of

Ontario to hold public consultations on labour and employment law

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

In its July 14, 2014 Throne Speech, the Ontario government announced that it intended to adapt itself to the changing work environment. As mentioned

A swing and a miss: Court of Appeal confirms that lying about sick days is cause for termination

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

Unexpected employee absences from work can be difficult for employers. Scheduling adjustments have to be made with other employees, customer service

The new labour trilogy: the Supreme Court of Canada reshapes labour law (again)

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 11 2015

In its January 2015 decision in Saskatchewan Federation of Labour ("SFL"), the Supreme Court of Canada found, for the first time, that Canadian

Employee or self-employed? That is the question!

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 25 2015

No matter what part of the country you're in, it is important to get it right when determining whether someone is an employee or a self-employed

Federal sector employers have right to dismiss without cause too

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 19 2015

There's good news for employers in the federal sector - those engaged in federal works and undertakings such as airlines, airports, railway, banking

Work computers and personal email privacy in the workplace

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 11 2015

Virtually everyone has an online presence, whether through social media accounts, online banking and shopping or communication with family and friends

BC: major administrative and investigative changes on the way at WorkSafeBC OHSLaw report

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 10 2015

In 2012 there were two high profile industrial workplace explosions in British Columbia that ultimately did not led to prosecutions. As a

When is dishonesty just cause for dismissal?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 4 2015

A recent appeal court decision reaffirmed that dishonest conduct may be just cause for termination. To determine if it is just cause, the conduct