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Flawed decisions during investigation costs Honda again

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 10 2014

Last year we reported on an Ontario Superior Court decision where the court was leery of Honda's decision to terminate an employee during the course

It’s all in the attitude: insolence & insubordination

  • Stewart McKelvey
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 5 2013

One of the most challenging issues in the workplace is dealing with bad attitude and employees refusing to perform the work for which they were hired

Ontario court revisits the "common employer" doctrine

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 17 2014

In its decision in King v. 1416088 Ontario Ltd., the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the Court) recently reaffirmed a common law doctrine of

Trucker who punched customer in the mouth was fired for cause

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

One would think it self-evident that employees who punch a customer's employee in the face may be dismissed for just cause. But it took an appeal for

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

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • 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"'

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 9 October 2014

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 9 2014

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Alberta pronounced March 18, 2014. A consent order directing, in part, shared custody of the

Ebola preparedness for employers: U.S. OSHA launches Ebola web page

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 16 2014

The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched an Ebola Web Page for employers providing information on Ebola and

Employer sponsorship of men-only ski event found to be discriminatory

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 16 2014

In McConaghie v. Systemgroup Consulting Inc., 2014 HRTO 295, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal"), found an employer liable for

Introducing occupational health & safety month!

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 16 2014

This month, we introduce a new series focusing on occupational health and safety ("OH&S") issues to help employers ensure health and safety in the

Who is required to report workplace accidents in British Columbia?

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 15 2014

Under British Columbia’s Workers Compensation Act (“Act”) an employer must immediately notify WorkSafeBC of a workplace accident that (among other