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Case note: 24 months’ pay in lieu of notice entitled after 38 years of employment
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • July 2 2015

In King v. 1416088 Ontario Limited, 2014 ONSC 144, an Ontario court found that a 73-year-old employee terminated after 38 years of employment was


Case note: age discrimination case has no reasonable probability for success
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2015

The Ontario Divisional Court confirmed in Gill v. Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, 2014 ONSC 1840 that there was no need for the Human Rights


Sexual harassment in Toronto’s restaurants
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

Recently, allegations of sexual harassment in the kitchen of a trendy Toronto restaurant have ignited a dialogue about workplace harassment. While


Case note: 12 months’ salary in lieu of notice awarded after only 19 months employment
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 18 2015

In Felice v. Cardinal Health Canada Inc., 2014 ONSC 1190, a senior executive was awarded damages of 12 months’ salary and benefits after a total of


Case note: random drug and alcohol policy struck down
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 11 2015

An Alberta arbitration board allowed the union’s policy grievance and struck down the employer’s random drug and alcohol testing policy in Unifor


Duty of fairness extends to performance file for government employee
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 8 2015

A recent decision of the Federal Court has affirmed the importance of a Federal government employee's right to procedural fairness. The dispute


Case note: restrictive covenant preventing post-employment competition upheld
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 4 2015

In Rhebergen v Creston Veterinary Clinic Ltd., 2014 BCCA 97, a majority of the BC Court of Appeal refused to relieve the plaintiff of the burden of


Watch what you say: off-duty conduct can lead to serious workplace reprecussions
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 4 2015

A few people have recently learned that publicly embarassing yourself outside of work can have a serious impact at work. A Hydro One employee was


Case note: duty to mitigate does not require employee to accept diminished role
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • May 28 2015

The Ontario Court of Appeal held that an employee had not failed to mitigate his damages by rejecting work in a position reflecting a diminished role


Workplace injuries and risk regarding companies’ criminal responsibility
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2015

Since the amendments to the Criminal Code in 2004, Parliament armed itself with an arsenal of legal weapons aiming to facilitate criminal