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Victory of ex-Wal-Mart employees what’s next?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2014

On June 27, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a decision that is of much interest to the majority of the workforce and employers and that


Bhasin v Hrynew: could it mean new obligations for employers?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • December 10 2014

Bhasin v Hrynew is a landmark decision by the Supreme Court of Canada. The Court has recognized a general principle of good faith contractual


Alberta arbitrators strike oil company’s random alcohol and drug testing policy
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 28 2014

Employers looking to Alberta for a legal precedent to support their random alcohol and drug testing policies will need to keep looking, after Alberta


'All in the family' - Alberta human Rights Tribunal follows federal court trend on family status
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 10 2014

Regular readers of this blog know that one of the emerging issues in Human Rights Law in the workplace is the expanding definition of "family status"


Differential compensation for disabled teacher upheld
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 28 2013

An Ontario arbitrator has ruled that a full time teacher who, as a result of being accommodated for her disability worked a half time schedule for a


Discipline without union representation may be void
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 30 2013

An Ontario labour arbitrator has reinstated an employee of an armoured truck company whose violation of company policy resulted in the loss of a


Employer prevented from tracing company-issued mobile phone calls
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 16 2014

Another employer has run afoul of privacy laws in Canada, and, once again, the employer's actions may have been lawful if the employer had a clearly


Alberta Court freezes Union Legislation
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 19 2014

The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench granted an injunction to prevent an Alberta law from coming into force until a Constitutional challenge to the law


Privacy rights for Alberta private sector employees continued
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 21 2014

On October 30, the Supreme Court of Canada granted the Government of Alberta a six month extension to amend the Personal Information Protection Act


Bill 8 proposes to limit executive compensation for certain broader public sector organizations
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2014

In July of this year, the Ontario government introduced Bill 8, which proposes (among other things) new legislation entitled the Broader Public