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Federal Employees Protected Against Without Cause Dismissal -Wilson v. AECL
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 18 2016

In Wilson v. AECL, a sharply divided Supreme Court of Canada overruled the Federal Court of Appeal and held that, subject to narrow exceptions


Damages for wrongful dismissal: who must prove what?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2016

Canadian employees can sue for lack of adequate notice of termination. Fired employees seeking damages for inadequate notice have a corresponding


Harassment in the Workplace: Does the Victim’s Perception Matter?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 6 2016

Over the last few years, decision-makers across the country have regularly been called on to interpret the meaning of "harassment". Certain


Ontario court finds government's 'intransigent' bargaining strategy unconstitutional
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2016

The Supreme Court of Canada's 'new labour trilogy' - three landmark constitutional law decisions from January 2015 - called into question basic


Brexit - UK - Quo Vadis?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

Now that the voters of the UK voted in favour of "Leave" - Brexit has become a reality. What happens next? From a European "constitutional"


In The Human Rights World, Frustration Is Not Enough
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 23 2016

Managing situations where employees who are away from work on long-term absences can be challenging for employers. Difficulties can arise in a number


When an Economic Downturn Requires Employers to Make Difficult Decisions The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 16 2016

In the face of an economic downturn, some employers across Canada are being forced to tighten their belts and make hard choices about workforce


New Anti-Genetic Discrimination Law Proposed in Canada
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 14 2016

Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination was introduced (as a private member's bill) in the Senate by Sen. James Cowan on


No Dismissal Arising From Sale of Business to Less Prestigious Owner The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 1 2016

The Court of Appeal of Québec recently ruled in the Boulad case that there was no constructive dismissal arising from the sale of a business to a


One Strike: You’re Out!
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2016

Theft of merchandise by employees continues to be a recurring and costly problem for Canadian employers. The courts, however, do acknowledge the