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Changes to the Canada Labour Code: work refusals and narrower definition of danger

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 16 2014

Amendments to Part II of the Canada Labour Code (Code) are set to take effect as of October 31, 2014. These changes include redefining "danger"'

On deduction of pension benefits from wrongful dismissal damages

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

In August 2011, the British Columbia Court of Appeal held that pension benefits received by an employee during the reasonable notice period were not

Executive loses incentive comp upon resignation contract enforceable, court finds no restraint on trade

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 12 2014

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice upheld a contract that forced an employee to forfeit restricted shares upon resignation in Levinsky v The

Age discrimination found in termination for poor performance

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 10 2014

In the recent decision of Price v Topline Roofing, 2013 BCHRT 306 the BC Human Rights Tribunal awarded close to $12,000 in lost wages to an employee

Threatening Facebook post provides grounds for dismissal

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 10 2014

In the recent decision of CEP, Local 64 v Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited, 2013 CanLII 87573, a Newfoundland arbitrator found that comments

On an employee’s right to withhold personal information from her union

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 9 2014

In February, the Supreme Court released reasons in Bernard v. Canada (Attorney General), 2014 SCC 13, a case involving a CRA employee who objected to

Conciliation travail-famille endeavour to achieve a work life balance in Quebec

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 8 2014

In Quebec, time devoted to paid work has considerably increased over the years. Moreover, the number of single-parent families and households where

On the interplay between privacy rights and charter freedoms

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 7 2014

On November 15, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released reasons in Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v United Food and Commercial

Discrimination found where lay-off decision did not consider disability

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 26 2014

In the recent decision Besner v Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development the Public Service Staffing Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) held

No independent procedural duty to accommodate under Canadian Human Rights Act: Federal Court of Appeal

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 24 2014

A recent decision by the Federal Court of Appeal in Canada (Human Rights Commission) v Canada (Attorney General) (Cruden) has suggested that there is