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Can I take that back, please? When employees seek to set aside notice of resignation The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 24 2016

Most written agreements between employers and employees contain language confirming that the employee has signed the agreement freely and voluntarily


Know Your Role - A Regulator’s Mischaracterization can be Fatal to an OHS Prosecution The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 21 2016

When a person applies for a job, the job generally comes with a title that an employer believes to be descriptive of the role and reflective of the


Changes to Construction Regulations - Are You Ready?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 9 2016

For a 90-day period between March 20 and June 22, 2016, the public and stakeholders in the Construction industry were invited to comment on a proposal


Union official’s sexist comments constitutionally protected The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2016

There are many social media platforms through which employees now communicate. Adjudicators have consistently ruled that communications by employees


Federal Government to Introduce New Accessibility Laws The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2016

Across Canada, various jurisdictions are implementing legislation aimed at making organizations more accessible for Canadians with disabilities. The


Terminated Employee Awarded Bonus Despite Its “Active Employment" Requirement The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • October 28 2016

Bonuses are useful to recruit, retain and reward employees, but they can present challenges, both legal and financial, when employees are terminated


Turning the Tables: An Employer’s Use of Social Media Examined The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • October 26 2016

A recent Ontario arbitration decision serves as a cautionary tale for employers who use social media to interact with customers and clients. As we all


Early Termination of Fixed Term Contract Proves Costly The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • October 14 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently ordered an employer pay about a whopping 3 years of compensation to a 23-month employee terminated without cause


Working in a Unionized Workplace - Protection Against Lawsuits By Unionized Colleagues The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • October 11 2016

Ever since the Supreme Court decisions in Weber(PDF),O'Leary(PDF),and Concordia(PDF), it is well established that any cause of action whose essential


Results of Gender Diversity and Term Limit Disclosure Review Released
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2016

Securities regulatory authorities in Ontario and nine other provinces and territories of Canada published CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-308 Staff