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An Abbreviated Case For Cause
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2016

As courts have repeatedly indicated, termination for cause can be difficult to justify. As a result, protracted litigation can result where the


Top ten New Year's resolutions for employers in 2016
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • South Africa
  • February 2 2016

January presents an ideal opportunity for employers to reflect and take stock of employment-related issues and resolve to improve during the year


Investigations by Lawyers: Privileged, or Not Privileged, that is the Question The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 27 2016

An employer may retain a lawyer to conduct a workplace investigation, particularly where the issue under investigation is of a sensitive nature. One


Canadian Payroll Deductions Waiver for Non-Resident Employees: Administrative Relief for the “Qualified”
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 25 2016

In the 2015 Canadian Federal Budget, the Minister of Finance announced a program aimed at easing the administrative burden associated with Canadian


Employee Abandoned Job by Failing to Comply with Disability Plan or Return to Work
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2016

Disability claims management is a complicated issue that many employers struggle to navigate. It is particularly difficult when employees refuse to


Managing the Risks Posed by Distracted Driving The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 13 2016

We've all seen it. Maybe when looking around while stuck in stop-and-go traffic on a highway. Maybe when noticing that a car in front of us doesn't


New Year; New Accessibility Obligations The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 29 2015

As more and more provinces consider implementing proactive accessibility legislation like Ontario's Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act


Ontario Securities Commission Proposes Whistleblower Program
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 16 2015

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has proposed OSC Policy 15-601 Whistleblower Program(Policy), which is designed to encourage individuals


Further clarification on “unjust” dismissals
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 10 2015

As we reported previously, employers in Canada's federal sector have had the right to dismiss employees without cause, provided the dismissal was


Legal haze: accommodating employees who use medical marijuana the HR space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2015

One of the hot topics discussed during the recent Canadian federal election was the possible legalization of marijuana. The Liberal Party, which won