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“Zero tolerance” policy on drugs in workplace upheld by Human Rights Tribunal where employee did not have “marijuana card”
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 31 2015

An employee who smoked marijuana on the job without legal and medical authorization was not discriminated against when dismissed under his employer’s


What if your independent contractor is really a dependent contractor?
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 30 2015

Many employers hire independent contractors to assist in their workplace and in most cases, the assumption is that doing so will result in minimal or


MOL engineer not qualified to give expert evidence: he was too involved in the investigation, too closely identified with prosecution at trial
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 23 2015

An Ontario judge has refused to permit a professional engineer employed with the Ontario Ministry of Labour to testify as an expert in a health and


FOI adjudicator denies access to MOL inspector’s reasons for recommending no OHSA charges against employer
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 17 2015

An adjudicator with the office of Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner has denied access to a Ministry of Labour inspector’s reasons for


“Ill-conceived, poorly-executed” job search, “Alberta sojourn” breached Ontario employee’s duty to mitigate damages in OHSA-retaliation case
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 14 2015

Even though an employee “won” his safety-retaliation case under the Occupational Health and Safety Act after his employer failed to file a Response


Second Circuit weighs in on when unpaid interns become “employees” under the FLSA
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

The recent cascade of lawsuits filed against media and entertainment companies by unpaid interns raises questions for employers regarding the


Labour arbitrator agrees to hear harassment-retaliation grievance under OHSA
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 9 2015

Although a temporary employee had no termination protection under the collective agreement, he did have the right to advance a reprisal retaliation


Arbitrator strikes down employer’s total ban on smoking during shift
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

An employer went too far when it banned smoking by employees during their shift, including during breaks and off the employer's premises, a labour


Project manager for metron construction convicted of criminal negligence in Christmas Eve fatalities. Three individuals and two companies now convicted
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

The project manager who supervised the four workers who died after a swing stage scaffold collapsed on Christmas Eve, 2009, has been found guilty on


Questions remain following US Supreme Court's “headscarf” ruling
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

The Supreme Court's recent "headscarf" decision (EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch, 2015 WL 2464053, 575 U.S. __ (June 1, 2015)) has received extensive