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Supreme Court of Canada rules on the definition of "employee" in human rights legislation
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 23 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada released a decision on May 22, 2014 which is of great interest for lawyers, accountants, financial advisors, and other


Working for the weekend on the farm? Farm employees and exemptions under the Labour Standards Act (Saskatchewan)
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2013

With farming being an integral part of Saskatchewan's economy, it is no wonder that farmers and farming operations receive special protections


Alberta court grants injunction against former employee of applicant
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 10 2013

The test to determine whether a fiduciary relationship exists between an employer and a departing employee is easy to explain. The application of the


Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies employers’ duty to report fatalities and critical injuries at a workplace
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 8 2013

In June, 2011 we reported on the decision of the Divisional Court in Blue Mountain Resort v. Ontario in which the Court found that the drowning death


BC introduces new bullying & harassment regulations
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 6 2013

On November 1, 2013, WorkSafe BC's new Bullying and Harassment regulations came into effect for all provincially regulated employers in British


What happens when large employers close? A review of the mass termination rules
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 6 2015

News of large multinational retailers closing establishments across Canada has dominated the headlines of late. There has been a spotlight on the


“Right to work legislation in parliament”
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • December 11 2012

Has right to work legislation been introduced in Parliament?


Facebook taunts reprehensible, but are they just cause for dismissal?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 19 2012

We have spent the last few days reading about the horrific tragedy that resulted in Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old teen in British Columbia, taking her own life after years of bullying


Canada’s top court rules teacher’s privacy interest in laptop diminished due to school board ownership of computer and workplace policies regarding computer use
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 22 2012

The Supreme Court of Canada has released its much anticipated decision in R. v. Cole, a criminal law case with potential implications for the privacy rights of employees in the workplace


Proposed new employment legislation: hot debate in Saskatchewan
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 25 2013

The new Saskatchewan Employment Act promises to be a "game changer" in Saskatchewan labour and employment law. The SEA, which was introduced to the