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Purchaser of bankrupt business acquires golden parachute liability

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 18 2014

In a recent decision, Aéro-Photo (1961) Inc. c. Raymond, the Court of Appeal of Quebec concluded that the purchaser of all the assets of a business

When your departing employee takes what isn’t theirs the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 4 2014

The departure of an employee can be an anxious time for any employer. These anxieties can increase significantly if the departing employee is leaving

Can an employer retaliate against an unreasonable complainant?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2014

In a recent B.C. Human Rights Tribunal Decision the Tribunal addressed a complaint of discrimination based on sex contrary to the Human Rights Code

Employers cannot waive the notice period provided by a resigning employee without providing notice

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 14 2014

Under Quebec's Act Respecting Labour Standards ("ALS") and Civil Code of Québec ("CCQ"), an employer who wishes to terminate an indefinite

Supreme Court recalls broad principles regarding the disclosure of evidence held by a third party in Quebec civil law

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 27 2014

Litigation and Dispute Resolution BulletinThe civil law has recognized for some time that a party to a telephone conversation can record the

When settlements unravel: what happens when an employer and employee cannot agree on what they agreed to the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2014

It is generally good news if an employer and an employee are able to resolve an employment dispute and reach a settlement prior to engaging in

BC Supreme Court confirms no freestanding government duty to negotiate

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 2 2014

In Sam v. British Columbia, 2014 BCSC 1783, the British Columbia Supreme Court confirmed that the federal and provincial governments (the Crown) are

Competition Bureau releases white paper on reverse-payment settlements

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 30 2014

On September 23, 2014, the Competition Bureau (the "Bureau") released a White Paper regarding reverse-payment settlements in pharma litigation

Employer liability for privacy breaches by employees

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 24 2014

A class action was recently allowed to proceed in Ontario against a major bank after one of its employees admitted to accessing and disclosing to

Phoning it in - adverse-effect discrimination and probationary employees

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 22 2014

It is trite law that employers cannot simply terminate employees whose work performance is negatively impacted by disability. Rather, an employer