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Employers cannot waive the notice period provided by a resigning employee without providing notice

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 14 2014

Under Quebec's Act Respecting Labour Standards ("ALS") and Civil Code of Québec ("CCQ"), an employer who wishes to terminate an indefinite

Workers’ compensation cases involving pre-existing conditions made easier with new policy the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 11 2014

Unlike all other Canadian jurisdictions, Ontario's workers compensation regime was without a specific policy on pre-existing conditions, until now

Arbitrator orders union to pay punitive damages and legal costs of employer following union’s involvement in illegal strike the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2014

In a dispute involving Canada Post, the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) made a finding that an illegal strike had occurred on two dates in

When settlements unravel: what happens when an employer and employee cannot agree on what they agreed to the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

It is generally good news if an employer and an employee are able to resolve an employment dispute and reach a settlement prior to engaging in

Employer liability for privacy breaches by employees

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 24 2014

A class action was recently allowed to proceed in Ontario against a major bank after one of its employees admitted to accessing and disclosing to

Phoning it in - adverse-effect discrimination and probationary employees

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 22 2014

It is trite law that employers cannot simply terminate employees whose work performance is negatively impacted by disability. Rather, an employer

Statutory severance pay: Ontario ruling threatens to drive up termination costs

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 17 2014

According to a recent judgment of the Ontario Superior Court, employers may now be forced to take their establishment's total payroll into account in

A clear slate is not a given - the status of lapsed warnings

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada, South Africa
  • -
  • September 10 2014

In the matter of NUM obo Selemela v Northam Platinum Limited , the Labour Appeal Court ("LAC") held that lapsed warnings may be taken into account

B.C. Court offers lessons to employers about employment contracts, part II

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 10 2014

Last year we shared five key lessons about employment agreements, arising from the trial court's decision inMiller v. Convergys CMG Canada Limited

Disloyal conduct may justify termination

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 29 2014

Labour, Employment and Human Rights BulletinThere is little dispute that senior employees owe a duty of good faith and loyalty to their employers