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Is freedom of contract dead in Canadian employment law? Termination clauses and benefits continuation through the notice period

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • March 13 2015

Many in the employer community were surprised by three recent cases in which the Ontario courts struck down termination clauses in employment

Supreme Court of Canada on pregnancy and parental leave top-ups

  • Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 13 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada recently upheld a decision of a British Columbia arbitrator which had found that denying birth mothers entitlement to

It’s all in the attitude: insolence & insubordination

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Tell tale signs: the red flags of employee fraud

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 17 2015

Employee embezzlement and fraud cost Canadian employers hundreds of millions of dollars in losses every year. BBCG Claim Services, the leading

Weather permitting? Employer rights when faced with severe weather

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • March 17 2015

It could be a blizzard, a hurricane or a torrential downpour. The fact of the matter is that Mother Nature can, and will, strike; and, no matter what

"Employed" in name only an employer’s duty to provide work

  • Field Law
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  • Canada
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  • March 9 2015

Will an employment contract be fundamentally changed if the employer stops assigning work? This was the question tackled by the Alberta Court of

A swing and a miss: Court of Appeal confirms that lying about sick days is cause for termination

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 18 2015

Unexpected employee absences from work can be difficult for employers. Scheduling adjustments have to be made with other employees, customer service

Respond reasonably to workplace harassment complaints

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 16 2015

At some point in every workplace, a situation will arise that warrants an internal human rights investigation. The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

Supreme Court clarifies the test for constructive dismissal

  • Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 16 2015

In Potter v. New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission, 2015 SCC 10, the Supreme Court clarified and reformulated the law on constructive dismissal

Constructive dismissal and the reasonable employee

  • Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 11 2015

Employer began negotiating a buyout of the employee’s contract. Before any deal was made, the employee went on sick leave. During the leave period