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LLP members denied whistleblower protection
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2012

When a worker makes a protected disclosure or “blows the whistle” the Employment Rights Act (ERA) protects that worker from being dismissed or subject to any detriment as a result of having made a protected disclosure


Advice for the cash-strapped tech startup: how to “pay” people to work for you when your company doesn’t have any money
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2013

Tech startups often find themselves in a similar bind - they need to hire people to perform work to help grow their business, but they can't afford


Is your organization AODA compliant? New obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • January 29 2014

It's the start of a new year, which means some organizations as of January 1, 2014 have additional requirements to meet under the Accessibility for


Bill C-45 alert: sentence handed down in first OHS criminal negligence conviction
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • March 19 2008

On Monday, March 17, 2008, the court formally accepted the joint recommendation of the Crown and the Defence and fined Transpavé $100,000


Damages
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 29 2009

Lawsuits arise for nearly as many reasons as there are plaintiffs


Criminal liability of employers: an emerging threat under Bill C-45?
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • March 12 2010

Two years ago, on March 17, 2008, Transpavé Inc., a Quebec company, was charged and convicted under Bill C-45 of criminal negligence causing death, and fined $100,000.00 following the death of an employee who was fatally crushed


Personal liability of directors with respect to salaries
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 7 2008

A company has its own legal personality distinct from that of its shareholders and directors


CCGG advances ‘say-on-pay’ policy and executive compensation principles
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 2 2009

The views of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (CCGG) on executive compensation have evolved and advanced with the release in April 2009 of the CCGG’s Shareholder Engagement and ‘Say-on-Pay’ Policy and in June 2009 of the CCGG’s Executive Compensation Principles


The inevitable disclosure doctrine rejected in Québec
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 26 2009

The American doctrine of inevitable disclosure is based on the idea that, in some circumstances, an individual’s knowledge of a company’s trade secrets may be so significant that if he or she were to leave an employer to work in a similar job elsewhere, the move would inevitably lead to disclosure of the former employer’s trade secrets in the course of performing the new tasks


Executive compensation disclosure items to consider in preparing this year’s disclosure
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2010

On November 20, 2009, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 51-331 (the Staff Notice) reporting findings of their targeted compliance review of executive compensation disclosure of 70 (unnamed) reporting issuers in relation to compliance with the new executive compensation rules that were implemented on December 31, 2008