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Termination upheld for workplace violence threats

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 18 2014

In the recent decision UFCW, Local 1400 v Prairie Pride Natural Foods Ltd, 2013 CanLII 82240 (SK LA), a Saskatchewan arbitration board upheld the

Complying with safety orders not factor in mitigating sentence says Court of Appeal

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

In, Ontario (Labour) v. Flex-N-Gate Canada Company, 2014 ONCA 53, an employer was fined $50,000 after an employee badly injured her foot and the

Discrimination can occur even where accommodation needs are not known

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

In the recent decision of TWU v Telus Communcitations Inc, 2014 ABCA 154, the Alberta Court of Appeal addressed the issues of when accommodation is

Termination clause unenforceable where falls below statutory requirements

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 13 2014

The recent decision of Miller v. A.B.M. Canada Inc., 2014 ONSC 4062 involved a claim for wrongful dismissal damages in which the Plaintiff

On punitive and mental distress damages for harassment

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 13 2014

In 2012, we reported on an Ontario jury award of approximately $1.5 million damages to a 42-year-old former assistant manager who resigned her

On family status discrimination and childcare obligations

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 11 2014

In May, the Federal Court of Appeal issued decisions in Canadian National Railway Company v Seeley, 2014 FCA 111 and Canada (Attorney General) v

On workers’ compensation for federal government employees

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 6 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada upheld an Alberta Court of Appeal decision addressing the principles of compensation application to federal government

On denial of access to arbitration under the Labour Relations Code

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 4 2014

The Supreme Court refused leave to appeal a decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal in Alberta Union of Provincial Employees v. Her Majesty the Queen

Quebec: validity of severance clause despite its insufficient character and no duty to mitigate damages where duty not clearly stated

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2014

A decision handed down on September 4, 2014 by the Quebec Superior Court serves as a reminder to employers to provide for an employee's duty to

Mental health and workplace violence: don’t bring Tupperware to a knife fight

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2014

An Ontario arbitrator has upheld the termination of a 58-year-old custodian with 36 years of discipline-free service (T.K.), finding that T.K.’s