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Addressing mental illness in the workplace
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2017

According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) - a common type of depression - often arises when the


The Duty to Disclose a Medical Condition in a Pre-Employment Questionnaire The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2017

Trust is a fundamental element in the relationship between an employer and an employee. That relationship of trust can be breached in various ways


Ringing in 2017 in Style(s) : the Alberta Court of Appeal’s First 2017 Decision is a Gift to Employers The HR Space Bulletin
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 4 2017

On January 4, 2017, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its first decision of the new year, in Styles v Alberta Investment Management Corporation


An Employer-Friendly Outlier: Termination Clause with No Mention of Severance Pay or Benefits Continuation Upheld The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 22 2016

In recent years, employers have been faced with an increasingly vast body of case law that carefully scrutinizes termination clauses. Many employers


Medical assessment gives reasonable grounds for employee surveillance
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 14 2016

Surveillance may be an effective way for an employer to confirm or dispel doubts about the legitimacy of a disability claim, but when is it legally


Aggravated or Punitive Damages - Not Automatic in Cause Cases The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 8 2016

In wrongful dismissal actions, employees who are terminated for cause often claim that they should be awarded aggravated andor punitive damages, in


Termination provision enforceable despite no mention of severance pay or benefit continuation
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2016

Recent case law has overwhelmingly rejected termination clauses that purport to limit an employee's entitlements upon termination to the minimum


Update on Gender Identity and Expression in the Workplace The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 1 2016

The issues of gender identity and gender expression have gained much attention across the country in recent months. This is, in part, due to the


Introducing the National Minimum Wage
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • South Africa
  • November 29 2016

Recently, the proposed introduction of a national minimum wage has gained momentum as a means of closing the current wage gap in the country and


Can I take that back, please? When employees seek to set aside notice of resignation The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 24 2016

Most written agreements between employers and employees contain language confirming that the employee has signed the agreement freely and voluntarily