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Privacy claims in the workplace
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 10 2014

Recently, headlines have been dominated by the high-profile termination of Jian Ghomeshi from CBC. Mr. Ghomeshi has claimed that CBC misused his


S.C.C. gives the right to strike constitutional protection for the first time
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 20 2015

The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan1 recognized for the first time a


Investigations in the workplace
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 7 2014

Workplace investigations are inevitable for most organizations and employers face significant pressure to conduct them properly. A flawed


Temporary help agencies and their clients: joint liability coming soon in Ontario
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 6 2015

As reported in our January Communiqué, the Stronger Workplace for a Stronger Economy Act is now in effect. This post serves as a reminder to


Running a-fowl of OHS: a cautionary tale from Saskatchewan
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 15 2014

Occupational health and safety ("OHS") policy has been a hot topic in Saskatchewan as of late. Not only has the regime received a large overhaul


Employees’ Voting Rights Act significantly changes federal labour relations
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 16 2015

The Employees' Voting Rights Act (the "EVRA") significantly changes the way in which unions gain and lose bargaining rights in the federal sector in


A review of Ontario legislation that expands employer accountability - Bill 18, Stronger Workplace for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014, has received Royal Assent
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 16 2015

Bill 18, the Stronger Workplace for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014, which received Royal Assent on November 20, 2014, introduced significant change to


Broader Public Sector Accountability Bill receives Royal Assent
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 12 2015

Bill 8, the Public Sector Accountability and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014 passed third reading on December 9, 2014 and received


The continuing evolution of workplace disability law: two provincial courts at odds on the deductibility of disability benefits from severance pay
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 2 2015

Workplace disability poses many practical and legal challenges for employers. Employers must balance their own business interests with an employee's


Overhaul of the “holiday pay” rules under the Canada Labour Code effective March 16, 2015
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 3 2015

There are major changes coming to the "holiday pay" rules for federally regulated employees. Under the current regime, holiday pay calculations vary