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Google: not a replacement for individualized accommodation
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 26 2015

It may be convenient and easy to use, but you cannot find the answer to everything on the Internet. As one employer recently learned, Google


When your departing employee takes what isn’t theirs the HR space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 4 2014

The departure of an employee can be an anxious time for any employer. These anxieties can increase significantly if the departing employee is leaving


Contractual language rules: commissions during the notice period
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 5 2015

In Sciancamerli v. Comtech (Communication Technologies) Ltd., 2014 BCSC 2140 (PDF), the plaintiff, a specialized salesperson, was terminated without


Dangerous driving: employer liable for unauthorized use of company vehicle
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2015

It is well understood that employers may be vicariously liable for the actions of their employees when the employees are acting within the scope of


Federal Court finds legislation may attract a duty to consult but Parliament still supreme
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2015

On December 19, 2014, the Federal Court released a decision finding the Federal Government owed a duty to consult when it implemented changes to


When is dishonesty just cause for dismissal?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2015

A recent appeal court decision reaffirmed that dishonest conduct may be just cause for termination. To determine if it is just cause, the conduct


Convalescent period following “tummy tuck” surgery did not qualify for short term disability benefits
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2015

Recently, the Superior Court of Quebec in Syndicat des agents de la paix en services correctionnels du Québec v. Pineau confirmed on judicial review


Federal Court of Appeal clarifies test for veterans’ entitlement to disability pension benefit
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 17 2015

In the recent decision Anne Cole v Attorney General of Canada (2015 FCA 119, Ryer J.A., concurring reasons by Gauthier J.A.), the Federal Court of


The staggering cost of a “no cause” finding: employer pays employee LTD Benefits to age 65
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 13 2015

On November 12, 2014, an interesting and worrying decision was released by the Ontario Superior Court in Fernandes v. Peel Educational, 2014 ONSC


When settlements unravel: what happens when an employer and employee cannot agree on what they agreed to the HR space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • October 14 2014

It is generally good news if an employer and an employee are able to resolve an employment dispute and reach a settlement prior to engaging in