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Do you suspect your employees are sleeping at work? A Quebec arbitrator holds you have the right to film them
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 29 2015

In Unifor Québec et Moulage sous pression AMT Inc., a grievance arbitrator in Quebec confirmed that the employer had the right to temporarily film


Not all relapses are created equal
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 20 2015

As part of a Rehabilitation program, employers often enter into last chance agreements with employees suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction


Occupational health & safety due diligence defence alive and well
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2015

Most employers across the country are aware that the defence of due diligence may allow them to avoid a conviction under occupational health and


Employment contracts, termination clauses and itchy trigger fingers
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2015

Most employment lawyers acting for employers recommend that employers use employment contracts to govern the employee's relationship with the


Unfixing a fixed-term contract
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 2 2015

As employers prepare to hire students or short-term employees for the summer, they should take note of the recent decision in Howard v. Benson (PDF


Settling up: the need for specificity in employee releases
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2015

An employer would be forgiven for thinking that a release of liability related to employment would protect them from all future claims by that


Lower threshold for mental distress damages where cause allegation unsuccessful?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 23 2015

A recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court considered a claim for damages for mental distress in the context of a termination for cause


Capital perspectives - Summer 2015
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

As an employer, you can take action against employees for off-duty activities that violate the law. Arbitrators, courts and tribunals have upheld


Not all changes equal constructive dismissal the HR space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 4 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada set out the test for determining whether or not an employee has been constructive dismissed in 1997 in Farber v. Royal


The case for cause with a single act of employee misconduct
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2015

In Steel v. Coast Capital Savings Credit Union (PDF), the British Columbia Court of Appeal recently confirmed that a single incident of employee