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Probationary clauses: the devil is in the detail
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2017

The legal effect of a probationary clause in an employment contract can be unclear depending on the facts of the case. The Supreme Court of British


La grève dans le secteur de la construction est-elle un cas de force majeure ?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 23 2017

Bien qu’il soit difficile d’évaluer la durée du conflit, des retards dans la livraison d’un projet et des dépassements de coûts importants peuvent


The Limits of Employees’ Freedom of Expression during Collective Bargaining The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2017

There is a wealth of case law limiting employers' freedom of expression during collective bargaining. But what about employees' freedom of expression


I Quit! Or Did I? The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2017

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice - Johal v Simmons da Silva LLP (PDF), - should serve as a reminder that employers ought to


Surprising pro-employer decisions on post-employment restrictive covenants
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 10 2017

Employers often place great faith in restrictive covenants to protect their assets when hiring key employees. However, in Canada non-compete clauses


Ontario’s WSIB to Implement New Premium Rate Framework The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2017

On November 14, 2016, the Board of Directors for Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) approved a new Rate Framework that will


Safety Incidents: The Right to Remain Silent vs. The Obligation to Speak The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 2 2017

What if this happens at your Canadian facility: One of your employees witnesses a workplace incident. Soon, there are enforcement officers on site


An Employer’s Obligations in Terms of Section 60 of the Employment Equity Act, 1998
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • South Africa
  • April 21 2017

On 7 March 2017, the Labour Appeal Court handed down a judgment in terms of which it found Liberty Group Limited (“Liberty”) liable under section 60


Ontario court awards three types of damage in sexual harassment case
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 19 2017

An employee who was repeatedly sexually harassed by a co-worker sued her employer after being dismissed. In addition to normal damages for wrongful


Enquiries Regarding Employee “Medical” Marijuana Use The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 19 2017

In Brown 2016 BCHRT 170 (PDF) the employee was an ironworker employed by HB Construction Company Ltd. ("HB"), which had been subcontracted by a third