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SCC orders Parliament to reconsider RCMP labour relations

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 22 2015

Until last Friday, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police was Canada's only police force that was legislatively prohibited from unionizing. On January 16

Terminated for tweeting: a tale of two Toronto firefighters

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 21 2015

When used properly, social media can be a powerful tool for connecting individuals, marketing businesses and mobilizing the masses behind a cause

Alberta PIPA amendments: much ado about nothing?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 20 2015

Just in time for the new year, the Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act ("PIPA") was amended by Bill 3 which came into force on December 17

Federal labour law amendments: harder to certify a union (and easier to decertify a union)

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 13 2015

On December 16, 2014, the Act to amend the Canada Labour Code ("Code"), the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public Sector

Worldwide code of conduct reasonable exercise of management rights

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 7 2015

Many multinational corporations have issued company-wide codes of conduct setting out baseline rules that apply to all of their global operations. A

From the desk of the HR manager, December 2014

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

As we set to embark upon the year's end, now is an appropriate time to begin goal setting and implementing employee performance objectives for the

‘Unlike’ social media gaffes not cause to dismiss communications manager

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 19 2014

As more people use social media to communicate in and out of the office, social media posts by employees are increasingly a concern for employers. In

Court of Appeal affirms employee has no duty to mitigate contractual severance

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 5 2014

Many employers attempt to define an employee’s right to compensation upon dismissal by having clear, enforceable termination provisions in their

Ontario Government makes major changes to workplace laws

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

Bill 18, the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014, has received royal assent and is now the law. As we have previously reported, this

How not to deal with executive compensation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2014

The following is a story of executive compensation gone awry. In 2003, Unique Broadband Systems, Inc. (UBS), a public company listed on the TSX