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Poor work performance: temporary improvements are not enough
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 20 2013

Under their management rights, employers may establish fair, accurate and achievable performance standards. A recent decision from the Labour


Historic first conviction under Lobbying Act (Canada)
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 1 2013

For the first time since the Act took effect in 1989, a lobbyist was convicted, July 31, 2013, of violating the federal Lobbying Act. This historic


Long term disability - when will employment contract be “frustrated”?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 28 2014

Extended medical leaves of absence are one of the most difficult human resource challenges for employers today. Like any contract, an employment


Patent exhaustion does not allow a purchaser to make new copies of patented seeds
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2013

In a concise unanimous decision1, the Supreme Court of the United States has ruled in favor of Monsanto against a farmer who reproduced patented


Court of Appeal dismisses Canadian Franchise Association's motion to intervene in the Dunkin’ Donuts matter
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 17 2013

The decision handed down by trial judge Daniel H. Tingley in a case pitting 21 former "Dunkin' Donut" franchisees against their franchisor, Dunkin'


Quebec Superior Court shuts the door on serial class actions
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2013

On March 6, 2013, the Honourable Justice William Fraiberg of the Quebec Superior Court rendered a unique decision limiting class actions in an


Should Competition Act claims be arbitrable? A case comment on Murphy v. Amway
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2013

In the recent decision of Murphy v. Amway, the Federal Court of Appeal upheld the lower court's determination that claims under the Competition Act


When time is the very essence of your job, best not be late...
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 1 2013

Every job has its own peculiarities. What might be a minor shortcoming in one type of employment could be catastrophic in another. This is especially


Controversial “Salmon Farming Kills” campaign declared defamatory
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 16 2013

A decision handed down on July 22, 2013 by the British Columbia Court of Appeal clarified the requirements for publishers to identify facts relied on


Cliffs denied easement over Canada Chrome mining claims
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 19 2013

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. ("Cliffs") lost its application for an easement over a series of mining claims held by Canada Chrome Corporation