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“Discussing inappropriate personal matters at work”, aggressive conduct, gets employee fired for cause
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • September 1 2015

An employee on a “last-chance” agreement was fired for cause for his “aggressive, condescending and rude” behaviour including discussing sensitive


Creed and association: breach of human rights leads to harsh penalties
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • September 1 2015

The decision in H.T. V ES Holdings Inc. oa Country Herbs (“Country Herbs”) 2015 HRTO 1067 (CanLII) (“Country Herbs”) serves as a reminder to


It’s back to the future with the NLRB’s new “joint employer” standard
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • August 28 2015

On August 27, 2015, the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) issued its long awaited decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of


“You quit!” “no I didn’t, I’m sick!”
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 27 2015

In Betts v. IBM Canada Ltd., the Court was faced with a dispute between Mr. Betts, who claimed he was legitimately absent from his employment due to


Arbitration Board imposes 24-hour firefighter shift, despite employer’s safety concerns
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 27 2015

An interest arbitration board has imposed a 24-hour shift for firefighters employed by the Ontario City of St. Catharines, despite the city's


Principles of revenue and tax deductible costs adjustment made in connection with issuedreceived correction invoices
  • Dentons
  • Poland
  • August 26 2015

The Provincial Administrative Court in Gliwice in its rulings of July 15, 2015 (case file number I SAGI 11215, I SAGl 11315) ruled that, if a


Transgender employees: best practices
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 10 2015

Transgender rights are a burgeoning area of law across Canada. Most recently, amendments made to the Alberta Bill of Rights on March 10, 2015, which


Employee guilty of “reckless” speeding in mine trolley: dismissal upheld
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 5 2015

Unsafe operation of equipment is an easy way to get dismissed or charged with Occupational Health and Safety Act - or sometimes even criminal -


“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