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New Privacy Tort: Public Disclosure of Embarrassing Private Stuff
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2016

Privacy law is responding to disturbing social trends on the internet. Last week, in Jane Doe 464533 v. N.D. (“Doe“), the Ontario Superior Court


Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015: Potential Impact on Prospective Employers
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2016

On December 1, 2015, the Ontario government passed Bill 113 the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015(the "Act"), which will come into force at a


No drug or alcohol testing after employee hits parked car
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 1 2016

A recent arbitration award in Ontario addresses post-incident breathalyzer alcohol and urine drug tests in a safety sensitive workplace. In Jacobs


Revisiting Unilateral Amendments to Employment Contracts and Policies
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 1 2016

In the modern business world, employers are required to stay current and adapt to ever-changing legal and economic demands. As part of the survival


An Abbreviated Case For Cause
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2016

As courts have repeatedly indicated, termination for cause can be difficult to justify. As a result, protracted litigation can result where the


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


There’s more to a severance package than the number of months
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 5 2016

A terminated employee’s primary interest is usually the bottom line figure when negotiating a severance package. With this goal in mind, the


Court of Appeal approves 26 months' notice for contractors
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2016

Last week, Ontario's highest appellate court dismissed an appeal by Canac Kitchens of a decision awarding two of its contractors each 26 months'


Workplace Violence Under Federal Law: The Employer's Duty To Appoint A Competent Person To Investigate
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 1 2016

On November 30, 2015, the Federal Court of Appeal released an important judgment regarding the duty of federally-regulated employers to appoint a


Canadian Employment News Series - January 2016
  • DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
  • Canada
  • January 29 2016

With 2015 now behind us and our sights set on 2016, we have compiled the following list of ten significant Canadian employment law cases from 2015