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Employer is not vicariously liable for a rogue employee’s privacy breach
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 19 2015

Two employees were working together in a Government Department. One employee, (“Employee X”), looked at employment insurance file of a co-worker who


Washroom utterance “I am your worst nightmare” not a joke
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2015

For employers, determining what is an inappropriate comment worthy of discipline, and what comment should be seen as a joke, can be difficult. This


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


“FHRITP” career-limiting move
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2015

For those unfamiliar with this vulgar form of harassment, "FHRITP" refers to the offensive trend of female reporters being heckled on-air by some


When your business becomes my business dealing with off-duty conduct
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

In the past few days, the issue of an employee's off-duty conduct and its impact on the employee's fit for continued employment has been a hot button


Maternity leave was no reason to reduce bonus
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2015

The recent decision of the B.C. Supreme Court in Sowden v. Manulife Canada Ltd. is noteworthy for its interpretation of a written agreement regarding


Termination for “off-duty conduct” it shouldn’t be this difficult!
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

Twitter has been ablaze over the past 48-hours after CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt confronted a group of imbeciles at Sunday's Toronto FC game 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


Off-colouroff-duty termination of Hydro One employee garners media attention
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2015

The media has taken a keen interest in a recent story about Shauna Hunt, the CityNews Reporter who recently confronted a group of men outside a


Administrative suspension or constructive dismissal?
  • Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2015

All employers have the power to terminate the employment of their employees; it derives from their power of direction and control. Some provisions of