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Termination provision enforceable despite no mention of severance pay or benefit continuation
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2016

Recent case law has overwhelmingly rejected termination clauses that purport to limit an employee's entitlements upon termination to the minimum


Further clarification on “unjust” dismissals
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 10 2015

As we reported previously, employers in Canada's federal sector have had the right to dismiss employees without cause, provided the dismissal was


Offers of re-employment to former employees: how “come back to work” does not always work
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2015

The Court of Appeal for British Columbia recently issued a decision narrowing the possibility for employers to use re-employment offers to support an


BC Supreme Court refuses exemption from mediation for Aboriginal fishing rights claim
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 31 2015

The Supreme Court of British Columbia recently released a decision in Matsqui First Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 BCSC 1409, that has


Final deadline for filing GSTHST for a section 156 elections
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 11 2015

For any taxpayer that made an election pursuant to section 156 of the Excise Tax Act before January 1, 2015, the final deadline for filing Form RC


Ontario Introduces Medical Assistance in Dying Legislation
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2016

In February 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in Carter v. Canada that certain sections of the Criminal Code would need to be amended to


Update on Saik’uz: Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench considers claims prior to proving Aboriginal title
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2015

Since April 15, 2015 when the BC Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Saik'uz First Nation and Stellat'en First Nation v. Rio Tinto Alcan Inc


“In denial”: Alberta Court of Appeal revisits addiction in the workplace the HR space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 27 2015

The Alberta Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corporation (PDF), a must-read for employers dealing with


Effective December 1, new lobbyists’ code will restrict dealings with Canada’s federal government and agencies
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 9 2015

Effective December 1, the new Canadian Lobbyists' Code of Conduct will significantly restrict the activities of lobbyists and others seeking to


Settling up: the need for specificity in employee releases
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2015

An employer would be forgiven for thinking that a release of liability related to employment would protect them from all future claims by that