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Deaf employee awarded over $100,000 in damages after “horrendous” conduct by employer
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 13 2015

A decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice last week contains some of the most disturbing termination facts I have seen in some time


Be global: employment law newsletter - July 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Italy, Russia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union
  • July 30 2015

A recent Queensland Court of Appeal decision has provided important guidance on the potential contractual effect of employer policies. A former


On the job and under the influence?
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 17 2015

Earlier this month, an AirBaltic flight bound for Crete was grounded shortly before take-off after several of its crew members - including both the


Privacy commissioners issue joint guidance on bring your own device programs
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • August 18 2015

An organization's information can be put at risk when staff begin to bring their own devices and use them in the workplace. As a result, in such


Women in leadership roles at TSX-listed companies: diversity disclosure practices
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • August 14 2015

Effective December 31, 2014, Canadian issuers in participating provinces, with the exception of TSX Venture Exchange issuers and investment funds


Termination clauses and continuation of benefits: a warning and reminder for employers in Ontario
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 18 2015

Employers often seek to limit their termination liability with termination clauses. If a termination clause does not meet the minimum requirements of


The BC Court of Appeal takes a narrow view of the Supreme Court of Canada's New Labour Trilogy
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 19 2015

In a recent post, we reported on the Supreme Court of Canada's "New Labour Trilogy," a set of three landmark constitutional law decisions released in


Dependent contractors win big: Keenan v. Canac Kitchens, 2015 ONSC 1055
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 18 2015

Not all persons who provide services in exchange for compensation fall neatly within either the definition of "employee" or "independent contractor"


Baby, you can drive my car!
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 13 2015

There has been much talk about the use of Uber in the media and we recently had occasion to consider whether the use of Uber services in the


The perils of privacy breaches by hospital employees
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 16 2015

Canadian privacy laws contain a basic safeguarding principle: access to personal information may only be granted on a need-to-know basis. Snooping