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Pay now, mitigate later: court awards 27 month notice period and requires employer to trust employee will mitigate damages during notice period
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 21 2015

Generally, in a wrongful dismissal action, the principle legal issue before the court is the determination of the reasonable notice period (or pay in


Five strategies for reducing workers’ compensation costs in Ontario
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 20 2015

In my experience, many employers struggle to navigate the complex policies and procedures of Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”


Overtime and hours of work violations in class action litigation
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 20 2015

Did you know? Employers who unwittingly violate hours of work and overtime requirements of employment standards legislation can be building up huge


Use of social media by employees
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2015

In this age of social networks, the dividing line between private life and public life seems more and more blurred. The same is true of the boundary


Case comment: accommodation of permanent restrictions
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • July 16 2015

An employer's duty to accommodate is a difficult concept to master. A recent decision from Alberta, Horvath v. Rocky View School Div. No. 41, notes


It’s all in the attitude: insolence & insubordination
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • March 5 2013

One of the most challenging issues in the workplace is dealing with bad attitude and employees refusing to perform the work for which they were hired


This is what a reprisal looks like
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2015

A recent decision by Vice Chair Derek Rogers of the Ontario Labour Relations Board (the "Board") is an example of how badly a termination can go for


When can an employer sue an employee for damages?
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • January 16 2013

Emily Anne Maclean worked in a farmer’s market. On August 1, 2003, she placed eggs on a hot plate to boil in order to make them ready for the next


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


Employers in safety-sensitive workplaces may discipline employees for failure to disclose their drug addictions
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2015

The Alberta Court of Appeal recently confirmed that employers can control the safety risks related to drug and alcohol use in the workplace by