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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

5 Forgetting that common law principles also apply
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 7 2016

After three months' hiatus, I'm back with the second half of this series. Given the delay, I suspect some may need to have their memories jogged

Damages for wrongful dismissal: who must prove what?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2016

Canadian employees can sue for lack of adequate notice of termination. Fired employees seeking damages for inadequate notice have a corresponding

Genetic Discrimination and Canadian Law
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2016

A number of national governments for example, in the United States, Australia and a number of European countries have taken legislative action to

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

Cha-Ching: The High Cost of Failing to Remedy Workplace Discrimination
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • July 12 2016

Last week, Gretchen Carlson, the Fox News anchor, sued Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, accusing him of harassment and sexism. Though Ailes denies the

Court of Appeal Affirms Chaos in the Realm of Termination Clauses
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 12 2016

In December, 2015, I wrote a blog on the 2015 Ontario Superior Court (the "ONSC") decision in Oudin v. Le Centre Francophone de Toronto ("Oudin"

Saskatchewan Employer Successfully Raises Due Diligence Defence Despite Serious Safety Failings of its own Supervisor and Worker
  • MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP
  • Canada
  • July 7 2016

Earlier this year, the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan examined the alleged safety failings of a Crown Corporation's supervisor and employees in R v

Managing the employment relationship in Canada
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • June 20 2016

A structured guide to country specific laws, misclassification, contracts and foreign workers in Canada

Tonn v. Sears Canada Inc: Dismissing class certification with instructions for future approval
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 7 2016

The recent British Columbia case of Tonn v. Sears Canada Inc., 2016 BCSC 1081, is an example of a trend in Canadian cases where courts are