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Do you suspect your employees are sleeping at work? A Quebec arbitrator holds you have the right to film them
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 29 2015

In Unifor Québec et Moulage sous pression AMT Inc., a grievance arbitrator in Quebec confirmed that the employer had the right to temporarily film


The CCMA’s jurisdiction over employees working beyond SA’s borders
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • South Africa
  • July 21 2015

In MECS Africa (Pty) Ltd v Commission for Conciliation, Mediation & Arbitration & others (2014) 35 ILJ 745 (LC), the Labour Court was tasked to


No disclosure of relevant information, no dismissal for operational requirements
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • South Africa
  • July 21 2015

Section 189 of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 regulates the dismissal of employees based on operational requirements. The section 189 retrenchment


Not all relapses are created equal
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 20 2015

As part of a Rehabilitation program, employers often enter into last chance agreements with employees suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction


Occupational health & safety due diligence defence alive and well
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2015

Most employers across the country are aware that the defence of due diligence may allow them to avoid a conviction under occupational health and


The constitutional invalidity of emolument attachment orders
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • South Africa
  • July 10 2015

Many employers have been concerned about the effect that emolument attachment orders often have on employees. Since they know what an employee's take


No increase in the earnings threshold
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • South Africa
  • July 8 2015

The annual earnings threshold in terms of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act ("BCEA") is presently R205 433.30 per annum (or R17 119.44 per


Employment contracts, termination clauses and itchy trigger fingers
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2015

Most employment lawyers acting for employers recommend that employers use employment contracts to govern the employee's relationship with the


Unfixing a fixed-term contract
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 2 2015

As employers prepare to hire students or short-term employees for the summer, they should take note of the recent decision in Howard v. Benson (PDF


Settling up: the need for specificity in employee releases
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2015

An employer would be forgiven for thinking that a release of liability related to employment would protect them from all future claims by that