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How to discipline cyber-snooping employees
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2015

In a digitized world, it can be all too easy for unauthorized employees to access confidential information in the workplace, as recent breaches at


Reduce costs not your workforce
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 23 2015

Employers who are considering layoffs and reductions in their workforce as a result of the current economic downturn should be aware of Service


New human rights and privacy protections for ‘genetic test results’ introduced
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 23 2015

Federally-regulated employers may soon be seeing changes to privacy and human rights laws in relation to genetic information. On June 9, 2015, the


SCC grants leave to appeal on Canada Labour Code without cause dismissal
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2015

Our colleagues in Ontario recently posted here on the case of Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Limited,where the Federal Court of Appeal held that


Overtime and hours of work violations in class action litigation
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 20 2015

Did you know? Employers who unwittingly violate hours of work and overtime requirements of employment standards legislation can be building up huge


New investigation requirements, on-the-spot financial penalties and work-stop orders in wake of Babine and Lakeland sawmill disasters
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2015

Before the Babine and Lakeland sawmill disasters in 2012, employers were already under an obligation to investigate any workplace incident involving


Initial step to $15hour minimum wage revealed
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

On May 29, 2015, the Minister of Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour issued astatement criticizing the existing formula for minimum wage increases


Lessons from the Saanich spyware fiasco and new privacy laws to be aware of
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

In our current information age, security over electronic information and protection against unauthorized access is foundational to employers'


Employers must “trust” employees to account for mitigation earnings during notice period
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2015

A typical wrongful dismissal case (where cause is not an issue) generally involves two legal issues. First, how much reasonable notice of termination


Brace yourself, more changes to Ontario’s labour and employment laws likely to come
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 19 2015

Consultations are now underway as part of the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s (“MOL”) Changing Workplaces Review. Announced in February, the MOL has