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‘Essential duties’ and accommodation: how do you draw the line?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • June 29 2015

Any employer who has faced an accommodation-related claim understands that assessing the scope and extent of their duty to accommodate is often a


A frustrating employment contract: when does it end in the case of terminal illness?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

Employment contracts can be frustrating, but they can also be frustrated. The former is a simple fact of life, while the latter is a key principle of


New high water mark for human rights damages: OPT v. Presteve Foods Ltd., 2015 HRTO 675
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • June 13 2015

Employers and management-side employment and labour law attorneys have long commented on the uncertainty inherent in human rights complaints and the


Ontario’s highest court affirms the concept of investigative receiverships, but with note of caution
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • June 11 2015

In Akagi v. Synergy Group (2000) Inc. (“Akagi“), the Ontario Court of Appeal set aside a series of ex parte orders made by Toronto’s Commercial List


Whistleblower protection: the importance of internal policies
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 12 2014

Source: www.personneltoday.com Employees are often reluctant to report suspected misconduct because they fear retaliation from those that are


Supreme Court of Canada recognizes constitutional right to strike: what does it mean for employers?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 30 2015

Overruling one of its own decisions, the Supreme Court of Canada today has determined that the “right to strike” is protected under s. 2(d) of the


Accommodating a prospective employee at the interview: 3 things to consider when adapting your recruitment process
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • October 22 2014

In Fretz v. BDO Canada LLP, 2014 HRTO 1288, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario dismissed a complaint alleging that a service provider was required


State of whistleblowing legislation in Canada
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 17 2014

In recent years, the lack of accountability and transparency of many public and private organizations has been forcefully brought to the forefront of


Supreme Court of Canada confirms pregnant employees are entitled to two periods of “top up”
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 20 2014

On November 14, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a three sentence decision that has important implications for Canadian employers who provide


Top 10 Canadian labor & employment law developments of 2014
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • February 28 2015

To ring in the New Year, we highlight the ten most significant developments in Canadian labor and employment law in 2014 (in chronological Order):