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Beware the employment reference!

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2014

References present a double-edged sword for employers. On one hand, employers typically want former employees to find new jobs as doing so will get

Does OLRB decision signal a new approach to workplace harassment under the OHSA?

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 13 2013

On November 22, 2013, the Ontario Labour Relations Board ("the Board") released its decision in the Ljuboja v. The Aim Group Inc. and General Motors

Public institutions, procedural fairness and workplace investigations

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 21 2013

A recent case out of Quebec discusses the level of procedural fairness that may be owed during a workplace investigation for a public institution. In

The Supreme Court of Canada rules that a union’s freedom of expression on a picket line trumps individual privacy

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 21 2013

On November 15, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food and Commercial

Restraining use of confidential information requires that information actually be confidential (shock)

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 4 2013

Employers have every reason to vigorously protect their confidential information. In a competitive marketplace, the maximum value of a work product

Human Rights Tribunal decision highlights difficulties with adult ADHD and accommodation requests

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 11 2013

A recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") highlights the difficulties that employers may face when dealing with

Is corporate criminal conviction a corporate death sentence?

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 2 2013

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently ruled in a government appeal against the C$200,000 one that Metron received after pleading guilty to a charge of

Mandatory drug and alcohol testing further restricted: pre-access testing unreasonable

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 23 2013

On the heels of June's Irving Pulp and Paper decision from the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC), which severely limited the circumstances when random

Restrictive covenants and the sale of a business: important decision of the Supreme Court

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 18 2013

On September 12, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in Payette v. Guay Inc., 2013 SCC 45. This decision is noteworthy, in that

Restrictive covenants and a contract for the sale of a business: the Supreme Court confirms that the rules set forth under the Civil Code of Québec for contracts of employment do not apply

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 17 2013

On September 12, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered an important decision confirming the principles applicable to evaluating the reasonable