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No bonus for you! (sorry you weren’t actively employed)
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 24 2015

A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision upheld a provision in a written bonus program that required an employee to be "actively employed


Grievors may be publicly identified despite privacy legislation
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 19 2015

Employers will welcome the recent decision by the British Columbia Court of Appeal that the province's Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA


Drug and alcohol policies in Alberta
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 6 2015

In Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corporation, 2015 ABCA 225, the Alberta Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Human Rights Tribunal that the


Drug and alcohol policies in Alberta
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 5 2015

In Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corporation, 2015 ABCA 225, the Alberta Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Human Rights Tribunal that the


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