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Purchaser of bankrupt business acquires golden parachute liability

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 18 2014

In a recent decision, Aéro-Photo (1961) Inc. c. Raymond, the Court of Appeal of Quebec concluded that the purchaser of all the assets of a business

Labour Relation Amendment Act, 2014

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 15 2014

It has been reported that the Labour Relation Amendment Act ("LRA Act"), 2014 will come into effect on 1 January 2015. Employers using certain

A face for radio? Employment law lessons from the Jian Ghomeshi scandal

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

Over the last month, the Canadian news media has devoted significant time to covering the Jian Ghomeshi scandal. Aside from the celebrity gossip

When your departing employee takes what isn’t theirs the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 4 2014

The departure of an employee can be an anxious time for any employer. These anxieties can increase significantly if the departing employee is leaving

Can an employer retaliate against an unreasonable complainant?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2014

In a recent B.C. Human Rights Tribunal Decision the Tribunal addressed a complaint of discrimination based on sex contrary to the Human Rights Code

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