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Court finds termination clause purporting to limit a 17-year employee’s termination notice to the 8 week statutory minimum to be “clear, express and unambiguous”
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • May 5 2016

An Alberta court recently had the opportunity to consider the question of whether a termination clause was effective to take away an employee’s


“The larger the corporation, the larger the fine”: A corporate defendant’s financial circumstances is a relevant sentencing factor for breaches of a regulatory scheme
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • April 28 2016

A small, family owned and operated custom cabinet business was fined $75,000 plus the Victim Fine Surcharge of $11,250 after pleading guilty to


“I want my job back!” - employment tribunal remedies
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

A remedy that is open to an employment tribunal to award if it upholds a complaint of unfair dismissal is reinstatement or re-engagement


Vicarious liability of employers
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

Decision by the UK Supreme Court given on 2 March 2016 on an employer’s vicarious liability in tort for an assault carried out by an employee


To waive or not to waive future claims in settlement agreements?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2016

The decision of the Commercial Court in Khanty-Mansiysk Recoveries Limited v. Forsters LLP 2016 EWHC 522 (Comm) may not, at first sight, be of


The Right to Strike: Changes to Alberta Labour Legislation
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • April 26 2016

In light of the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v Saskatchewan, 2015 SCC 4 decision, the Alberta government has undertaken a review of the Labour


Exceptions to the temporary finality of interim payment certificates and the architect’s role in enforcement proceedings
  • Dentons
  • Singapore
  • April 26 2016

The issue before the Court of Appeal was whether an employer could establish any exceptions in clause 31(13) of the Singapore Institute of Architects


Early Termination of Fixed Term Contract Results in Employee Windfall (Or the Dangers of Dubious Drafting)
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • April 20 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently awarded an employee, whose fixed-term contract was terminated on a without cause basis twenty-three months into


ACAS Early Conciliation - bring your claim in time
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 15 2016

The ACAS early conciliation process can (and often does) mean that the time in which an individual must present an employment tribunal claim is


Employee stopped production line “to be difficult”, not due to safety issue: work refusal not justified
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • April 14 2016

An employee who shut down a production line allegedly because two other employees were fighting, was not exercising a proper work refusal under the