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Employee Surveillance: Is a Doctor's Impression Reasonable Grounds?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 29 2016

When doubts exist about whether a disability or illness claim is genuine, surveillance may be an effective way for an employer to confirm or dispel


Court rules that union official's sexist and offensive blog posts are constitutionally protected
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 28 2016

Employees communicate using a range of social media platforms and adjudicators have consistently ruled that such communications can be


Human Rights Tribunal Jurisdiction Requires Employment Relationship
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 26 2016

The BC Court of Appeal recently ruled that the BC Human Rights Tribunal could not take jurisdiction over a discrimination complaint where the alleged


Drastic Changes to Ontario’s Workplace Laws Under Consideration
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2016

On July 27, 2016, the Ontario government released the Changing Workplace Review Interim Report("Report"). This is a comprehensive review of Ontario's


New Framework for Executive Compensation in Broader Public Sector Organizations
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 19 2016

Ontario is implementing a new framework for executive compensation in the broader public sector. While removing the current compensation freeze, it


A further nail in the coffin of the “automatic termination clause” in the labour broker relationship
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • South Africa
  • September 15 2016

Last month we wrote a brief on the Labour Courts rejecting automatic termination clauses. This case in the next line in those cases and makes it even


Unionised employees cannot sue each other - maybe
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 14 2016

Ever since the Supreme Court decisions in Weber, O'Leary and Concordia, it is well established that any legal action whose essential character arises


Strikes and LockoutsLawful or Not? What You Need to Know
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 13 2016

A labour dispute which develops into a strike or a lockout can cause financial disruptions to an employer's business. In a unionized environment


Collective bargaining in the education sector: The difficult implementation of a 2-tiered system
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 13 2016

Rotating strikes, partial withdrawals of services, pressure tactics of all kinds In the Ottawa region as elsewhere, the last two school years were


Post-Discharge Earning Opportunities - Who Must Prove What? The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 8 2016

We have published in the past about what losses a discharged employee can claim. One seeking damages for lack of reasonable notice of termination has