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Employee or self-employed? That is the question!

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • February 25 2015

No matter what part of the country you're in, it is important to get it right when determining whether someone is an employee or a self-employed

Federal sector employers have right to dismiss without cause too

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 19 2015

There's good news for employers in the federal sector - those engaged in federal works and undertakings such as airlines, airports, railway, banking

The Supreme Court of Canada decision: physician-assisted death

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 16 2015

In Canada it has historically been a criminal offence to assist another person in ending his or her own life. This includes the inability of a

When is dishonesty just cause for dismissal?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 4 2015

A recent appeal court decision reaffirmed that dishonest conduct may be just cause for termination. To determine if it is just cause, the conduct

Convalescent period following “tummy tuck” surgery did not qualify for short term disability benefits

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 3 2015

Recently, the Superior Court of Quebec in Syndicat des agents de la paix en services correctionnels du Québec v. Pineau confirmed on judicial review

Will the threat of jail really improve workplace safety? OHS law report

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 30 2015

Reducing workplace accidents, injury, and death is the purpose of Canadian Occupational Health and Safety ("OHS") laws in every province, federally

The termination clause as a ticking time bomb: is the court changing its approach?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 28 2015

To the chagrin of many employers, the courts have made the drafting and enforcement of termination provisions in an employment contract challenging

Google: not a replacement for individualized accommodation

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 26 2015

It may be convenient and easy to use, but you cannot find the answer to everything on the Internet. As one employer recently learned, Google

The staggering cost of a “no cause” finding: employer pays employee LTD Benefits to age 65

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 13 2015

On November 12, 2014, an interesting and worrying decision was released by the Ontario Superior Court in Fernandes v. Peel Educational, 2014 ONSC

SR&ED credit: contemporaneous documentation is not essential

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 10 2015

On October 23, 2014, the Honorable Justice Gaston Jorré of the Tax Court of Canada ("TCC") rendered a judgement favorable to businesses