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Time limits for wage complaints under the Canada Labour Code to come into force April 1

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 24 2014

The long-awaited proclamation of several important amendments to the Canada Labour Code (theCode), have finally been announced. On March 12, 2014

Daughter’s Facebook post causes father to lose $80,000 settlement from age discrimination lawsuit

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 24 2014

A recent decision from the Florida Third District Court of Appeal provides some valuable guidance for Canadian employers wishing to keep settlement

Teck allowed to proceed with random testing - new development in drug and alcohol testing

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 10 2014

Teck Coal will be allowed to continue to implement its random alcohol and drug testing policy while the union pursues its grievance to overturn the

No perfect attendance bonus to employee on workers’ compensation leave of absence

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 3 2014

Managing absenteeism and dealing with the associated costs are among the most difficult things employers face. Accordingly, many employers try to

No just cause for termination - problems with clarity, training, consistency and investigation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 3 2014

A recent decision of the BC Supreme Court went in favour of an employee who was terminated by her employer for alleged conflict of interest and

Costs in human rights cases - keeping complainants honest

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 4 2014

The BC Human Rights Tribunal has the power to order costs in favour of an employer. It uses this power very infrequently, but it is an important

Minimum wage increase coming to Ontario

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 3 2014

Effective June 1, 2014, the general minimum wage in Ontario will increase from $10.25 to $11.00 per hour. The increase will result in Ontario and

Victory for BCFT - $2 million in damages may not be the worst of it

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 30 2014

Everybody knows by now that the B.C. Teachers' Federation has been awarded $2 million plus costs against the B.C. Government related to the dispute

Overtime class actions move forward in 2013

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 30 2014

Canadian employers continue to watch as class actions regarding employees' claims for "overtime" compensation move forward. Although overtime class

Following an OHSA order is not a mitigating factor in sentencing

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 28 2014

A recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal stands for the principle that with respect to sentencing under the Occupational Health and Safety