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Springing into action: Ontario's plan to stop workplace sexual violence and harassment
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 27 2016

Recently in Ontario there has been a slew of anti-sexual harassment and anti-violence ads on television and YouTube, audio segments on the radio and


Workers Comp Changes For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Claims
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 22 2016

A second Canadian province, Manitoba, recently amended its Workers Compensation Act to create a rebuttable presumption that claims for Post-Traumatic


Notice of Resignation by Employees
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 30 2016

Most employers know about their obligations to provide notice or payment instead of notice to employees when terminating their employment without


Proactive Steps to Promote Workplace Mental Health
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 28 2016

The workplace can play an essential role in helping individuals maintain positive mental health. However, it can also be a stressful environment that


A Reminder That Directors Of A Bankrupt Corporation May Be Liable For Unpaid Wages
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 16 2016

A recent arbitration decision involving the director of a bankrupt corporation serves as a reminder that directors


Contractual Termination Clause Found Unenforceable
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2016

Drafting a legally enforceable termination clause in an employment contract has become a challenging task. Canadian courts have repeatedly


Employer’s Finances Irrelevant Regarding Severance Obligations
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 3 2016

Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin There has been some controversy on the issue of whether the financial circumstances of the employer


Project Manager Gets 3.5 Year Jail Term Following Convictions in Metron Swing Stage Collapse
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 25 2016

" … A significant term of imprisonment is necessary to reflect the terrible consequences of the offences and to make it unequivocally clear


Garden Leave and Restraint of Trade Agreements - Can garden leave be an effective substitute for a restraint undertakings or can it cause the restraint undertaking to be unenforceable?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 18 2016

Many senior executives have lengthy notice periods. In addition to that they are also often subject to restraint of trade undertakings. In the recent


When A Groundless Accusation Becomes Grounds For Dismissal
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2016

In a recent decision, the Quebec Court of Appeal (PDF - available in French only) ruled that an employer did not abuse its management rights when it