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The Ontario Human Rights Commission, gender identity, gender expression and the workplace- part 3
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • October 14 2015

Does your workplace have gender-neutral washrooms? Does your workplace have a dress code that accommodates all forms of gender expression? These are


Duplication of proceedings in a psychological harassment case receives Quebec Court of Appeal’s seal of approval
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • October 5 2015

By a two-to-one majority, the Quebec Court of Appeal recently ruled that a finding of the Commission des lésions professionnelles (CLP) according to


Case note: duty to accommodate does not require transfer to a more suitable position for probationary employee
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • October 1 2015

The Alberta Court of Appeal affirmed an arbitral award upholding the termination of a probationary employee with Asperger’s syndrome in


Case note: after-acquired cause for dismissal considered in summary judgement application
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • September 24 2015

The BC Court of Appeal upheld the dismissal of an action brought by a senior project manager terminated without cause on 4 weeks' notice in Van den


Are probationary employees entitled to reasonable notice?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • September 21 2015

Probationary periods serve an important role in ensuring that employers hire the right person for the job, but what are an employer’s legal


Designers, êtes-vous prêts pour les enregistrements de dessins en vertu du système de la haye?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • September 18 2015

Le 13 mai 2015, l’adhésion des États-Unis au système de La Haye est devenue effective, permettant par le fait même aux entreprises canadiennes ayant


Case note: mental stress provisions of WSIA ruled discriminatory
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • September 17 2015

An Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Act provision limiting coverage for mental stress to a condition that is “an acute reaction to a sudden and


Case note: global payroll to be considered in determining whether severance pay is required
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • September 3 2015

An Ontario judge departed from existing authority in interpreting in an Ontario Employment Standards Act provision entitling employees with at least


Family ties Ontario Court finds that separate companies are a common employer
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 31 2015

In a recent case, a 66-year old employee was dismissed from his employment. For a total of nine years, this employee held the same job title


Walking away not the remedy: Ontario Court of Appeal confirms test for repudiation of settlement agreements
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 31 2015

In Remedy Drug Store Co. Inc. v Farnham, recently released, the Ontario Court of Appeal clarified how the test for repudiation applies to settlement