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Reassignment of CN employee a constructive dismissal

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 21 2014

A BC employee has successfully asserted a claim for constructive dismissal after being reassigned to a new position. Younger v. Canadian National

New rule of thumb: 6 months’ pay per year of service?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 20 2014

So much for the rule of thumb that an employee should receive one month of notice for every year of service. The Toronto Star has reported on a

Have your say on BC’s private sector privacy legislation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 15 2014

Since it came into force in 2004, British Columbia's private sector privacy legislation, the Personal Information Protection Act, has had a

Update on overtime class actions in Canada

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 14 2014

Canadian employers have been watching a series of class action claims, with employees claiming hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid overtime

The Supreme Court rules on the employer’s obligations when an employee gives notice of termination

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 14 2014

On July 25, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada overturned the judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal in Asphalte Desjardins Inc. and Commission des

Court approves unique overtime class action settlement

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 13 2014

Canadian employers have been watching a series of class action claims, with employees claiming hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid overtime

From the desk of the HR manager, July 2014

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 12 2014

Employees act as the face of an organization and representatives of its overall brand and image. Appropriate and professional work attire is

BC Supreme Court declines to defer to Baptist Church

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 11 2014

The B.C. Supreme Court recently decided an application to hear a pastor's wrongful dismissal claim, which may impact employers both inside and

Workplace drug dealing provides after-acquired cause for termination

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Netherlands
  • -
  • August 1 2014

In most cases, employees who commit misconduct will face the consequences of their actions during their employment, in the form of discipline or even

Employers should take advantage of human rights summary hearings

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 23 2014

A few years back, the human rights system in Ontario was overhauled. The Human Rights Commission was to no longer investigate complaints and refer