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Workplace investigation key to avoiding liability in discrimination claims

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 20 2014

In a recent case the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal ruled that while an employer had responded appropriately to some complaints of harassment, its

Amendments to labour relations act require action by employers within 3-month period

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada, South Africa
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  • August 20 2014

On Sunday, 17th August, President Jacob Zuma signed the Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2014 into law. It is still uncertain when the amendments will

Jumping the gun on employee surveillance can shoot down your case

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

When confronted with information that an employee may be abusing paid sick leave, it is only natural for an employer to want to investigate further

Minimum wage increases in 2014

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 13 2014

In Canada, minimum wage rates are governed by the applicable provincial, territorial or federal employment standards legislation. For 2014 nine

May the enforceability of your release be with you

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 12 2014

Labour, Employment and Human Rights BulletinUnconscionability, lack of consideration, duress, undue influence, financial need, lack of capacity and

When it comes to paying overtime, managers are managers regardless of title the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The issue of overtime has become a major concern for employers in the wake of class actions on the subject in Canada. The Québec Act

Bring your own device

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 6 2014

An employer should first consider whether the BYOD model under consideration would violate the applicable employment standards legislation

Supreme Court update: a new era for labour rights or the same old story?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 30 2014

In 2007 the Supreme Court of Canada held for the first time that the guarantee of freedom of association in Section 2(d) of the Canadian Charter of

Putting Canadians first - overhaul of the Canadian Temporary Foreign Worker Program the HR space

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

Labour, Employment and Human Rights BulletinAs we have repeatedly reported, there have been many changes to Canada’s immigration program in the past

Inadequate workplace investigation can be costly the HR space

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

Inadequate investigation of employees' discrimination complaints can expose employers to human rights damages. This is so even when they do most