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Vote early and vote often: an employer’s obligations on election day

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 1 2008

While Al Capone may not have had the nation’s best interests at heart when making the above statement, it is once again election time and employers should be aware of their obligations to allow employees the time to exercise their right to vote on October 14, 2008

The importance of an anti-discrimination policy

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 13 2008

In June 2008 there were major changes to the human rights system for provincially-regulated businesses in Ontario but most employers are already aware of this fact

Employment law in Canada

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 14 2008

In Canada, the power to make laws is divided between the federal and provincial governments

Six things you need to know about the new executive compensation disclosure rules

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 5 2008

The Canadian Securities Administrators recently announced that amendments to rules governing disclosure of executive compensation will become effective and apply to fiscal years ending on or after December 31, 2008

Employees beware: hands off the cookie jar, or pay

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 10 2008

Not long ago, a study found an astounding 79 of employees admit to stealing or considering doing so from their employers

Managing corporate reputation: lessons from the Facebook decision

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 10 2008

The first libel and privacy trial concerning Facebook has some important lessons for Canadian companies about the potential risks posed by social networking websites

Bill 139 - new rights for temporary workers

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 15 2009

Last month, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 139, the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Temporary Help Agencies), 2008 (the “Bill”

More restrictions on restrictive covenants - the SCC’s decision in Shafron v. KRG Insurance Brokers (Western)

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 12 2009

As many employers are well aware, restrictive covenants are difficult to enforce in Canada

Mitigation in employment

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 22 2007

Recent cases have shed light on the lower limits prescribed by courts on an employee’s duty to mitigate, and on the higher burden on employers to prove that damages suffered during the notice period be reduced because of actual or potential mitigation income

Employer responsibilities

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 22 2007

Nowadays employers are required to protect employees from co-workers