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Human Rights Tribunal Jurisdiction Requires Employment Relationship
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 26 2016

The BC Court of Appeal recently ruled that the BC Human Rights Tribunal could not take jurisdiction over a discrimination complaint where the alleged


Drastic Changes to Ontario’s Workplace Laws Under Consideration
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2016

On July 27, 2016, the Ontario government released the Changing Workplace Review Interim Report("Report"). This is a comprehensive review of Ontario's


New Framework for Executive Compensation in Broader Public Sector Organizations
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 19 2016

Ontario is implementing a new framework for executive compensation in the broader public sector. While removing the current compensation freeze, it


Unionised employees cannot sue each other - maybe
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 14 2016

Ever since the Supreme Court decisions in Weber, O'Leary and Concordia, it is well established that any legal action whose essential character arises


Strikes and LockoutsLawful or Not? What You Need to Know
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 13 2016

A labour dispute which develops into a strike or a lockout can cause financial disruptions to an employer's business. In a unionized environment


Collective bargaining in the education sector: The difficult implementation of a 2-tiered system
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 13 2016

Rotating strikes, partial withdrawals of services, pressure tactics of all kinds In the Ottawa region as elsewhere, the last two school years were


Post-Discharge Earning Opportunities - Who Must Prove What? The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 8 2016

We have published in the past about what losses a discharged employee can claim. One seeking damages for lack of reasonable notice of termination has


Evaluating Employees during their Probationary Period: Can Subjective Criteria be Considered?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2016

There is sometimes uncertainty surrounding the evaluation of a probationary employee. Must an employer solely rely on objective criteria or can


Beware of the Allure of an Automatic Termination Clause
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 26 2016

The Labour Court has repeatedly demonstrated its willingness to hold as invalid a provision in an employment contract which purports to limit the


Human rights tribunal jurisdiction requires employment relationship
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 24 2016

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled that the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal could not take jurisdiction over a discrimination