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Case note: 24 months’ pay in lieu of notice entitled after 38 years of employment
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • July 2 2015

In King v. 1416088 Ontario Limited, 2014 ONSC 144, an Ontario court found that a 73-year-old employee terminated after 38 years of employment was


Uber drivers found to employees in California: Canadian provinces to follow?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 26 2015

A recent decision from the California Labour Commission (the Commission) has held that drivers from the popular Uber service are employees and not


Canada Day reminder: new holiday rules under the Canada Labour Code
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

With Canada Day fast approaching, it is an opportune time to remind employers within the federal jurisdiction of the new requirements under the


Case note: age discrimination case has no reasonable probability for success
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2015

The Ontario Divisional Court confirmed in Gill v. Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, 2014 ONSC 1840 that there was no need for the Human Rights


Moving away from a mechanistic evaluation of board term limits
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 24 2015

Earlier this month, Robert Pozen, senior lecturer at Harvard Business School contended that a simple reliance on board term limits as an evaluation


Sexual harassment in Toronto’s restaurants
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2015

Recently, allegations of sexual harassment in the kitchen of a trendy Toronto restaurant have ignited a dialogue about workplace harassment. While


Case note: 12 months’ salary in lieu of notice awarded after only 19 months employment
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 18 2015

In Felice v. Cardinal Health Canada Inc., 2014 ONSC 1190, a senior executive was awarded damages of 12 months’ salary and benefits after a total of


Coverage for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) broadened in Manitoba
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 18 2015

The Manitoba government is introducing new amendments to the Workers Compensation Act that would make it easier for employees to have post-traumatic


Passing the smell test: the duty accommodate employees with scent sensitivities
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 15 2015

The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal recently considered the types of accommodations employers are required to make with regard The employee, a


Case note: random drug and alcohol policy struck down
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 11 2015

An Alberta arbitration board allowed the union’s policy grievance and struck down the employer’s random drug and alcohol testing policy in Unifor