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What’s happening with drug testing in Canada?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • September 20 2012

Thanks to Jeff Polsky for answering my question about minimizing the risk of a runaway jury in US employment claims

Disciplining an employee who makes a false claim to the CSST: What is appropriate?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • October 18 2012

On July 23, 2012, in Syndicat des paramedics et du préhospitalier de la Montérégie CSN c Coopérative des techniciens ambulanciers de la Montérégie (CETAM), the Quebec Court of Appeal upheld the firing of an employee who had made a false claim to the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CSST), ruling that filing a false claim with the CSST which caused financial and operational prejudice to the employer and resulted in a breach of the relationship of trust was a ground for dismissal

Ontario Human Rights Commission releases report on mental health and addiction consultation
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • September 14 2012

The Ontario Human Rights Commission has released its report entitled Minds that matter: Report on the consultation on human rights, mental health and addictions

Medical marijuana in the workplace: risks for employers
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 30 2014

As the use of medical marijuana continues to increase across Canada, employers will be encouraged to place a high priority on making

Antibiotic-resistant patients posed workplace hazard: inspector’s PPE order not suspended
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 24 2012

An Ontario Ministry of Labour inspector has ordered a sleep laboratory to provide personal protective equipment to employees because of the safety risk posed by patients who may be resistant to antibiotics

A classic case of “who done it?”
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • March 1 2013

A recent Nova Scotia decision - Pictou County Health Authority v. Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 2525, represents the rare time in which a

Bill C-45 update: criminal negligence charges withdrawn against personal care worker
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2011

Criminal charges have been withdrawn against a personal care worker who was accused of causing the death of a nursing home resident

Material contribution: New South Wales CA weighs in
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Australia, Canada
  • September 29 2011

Keith Evans smoked a pack or two of cigarettes a day for 40 years, until 1991

Lawyer’s bullyingharassment investigation report not privileged: care needed when using lawyer as investigator
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • January 4 2012

An Ontario labour arbitrator has decided that a hospital’s lawyer’s investigation report into a bullyingharassment complaint was not privileged, so that the union was entitled to a copy

Lawyer-mediator’s firm conflicted-out of representing employee
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • February 8 2012

The law firm of a lawyer who assisted a hospital in “evaluating, mediating and resolving workplace conflicts between employees including allegations of harassment and workplace violence” has been ordered removed as lawyers of record for an employee who was suing the hospital