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Case note: specific labour relations regime imposed on RCMP members
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2015

The Supreme Court heard argument and reserved judgment on appeal from an Ontario Court of Appeal decision addressing RCMP collective bargaining. The


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


Case note: Public Service Salary Restraint Act operation enjoined
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2015

An Alberta court enjoined the operation of the Public Service Salary Restraint Act that would have imposed the 2011 collective agreement on the


Case note: federal Expenditure Restraint Act not contrary to freedom of association of unionized employees
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • May 7 2015

An Ontario court held in The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada v. Canada (Attorney General), 2014 ONSC 965 (CanLII) that the


RockTenn sets aside Bowater maritime: end of active employment in the context of plant closures in Quebec
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • May 5 2015

On February 16, 2015, arbitrator Denis Provençal issued an important decision affecting pension plans in Quebec. He found


Case note: interim order permitting drug and alcohol testing to continue upheld
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2015

In Teck Coal Limited v United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union


Case note: dismissal of employee with no previous disciplinary record upheld
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • April 16 2015

A Saskatchewan arbitrator upheld the termination of a 25-year employee with a discipline-free record in Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan v


Case note: jurisdiction of grievance board considered
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • March 26 2015

In AUPE v Alberta, 2014 ABCA 43, the Alberta Court held that the essential character of a dispute between the parties was beyond the jurisdiction of


Case note: jurisdiction of employment agreement considered
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • March 19 2015

An Ontario court held in Christmas v Fort McKay First Nation, 2014 ONSC 373 that it had no jurisdiction over a wrongful dismissal claim arising out of


Case note: class action for post-retirement health benefit to proceed
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • March 12 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada upheld the right of former employees to pursue a class action against their former employer after the employer