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The SCC Monitor (19042016)
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 19 2016

The SCC recently granted leave to appeal from the judgment of the B.C. Court of Appeal in Douez v. Facebook (“Douez”), which likely garnered


How Much Should Big Brother Monitor (And Other BYOD Considerations)
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 17 2016

Given the popularity and prevalence of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets in today’s world, it is no surprise that Bring Your Own Device


New Paid and Unpaid Leaves Proposed for Ontario Employees
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 15 2016

Last month, the Government of Ontario introduced two bills which would provide for new leaves under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 as well as new


Combatting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Formal Measures Required by September 2016
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 14 2016

As we wrote about late last year, the Government of Ontario has moved forward with its plan to address sexual violence and harassment. Last week


My Former Employee Left Behind Some Personal Property. What Can I Do With It?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2016

Employees occasionally leave behind personal property following termination of employment. Whether it is discovered immediately or long after the


Complete Relief Provides Defendants With No Relief From Class Actions
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 29 2016

Defendants cannot defeat a class action by relying on an unaccepted settlement offer made to the proposed representative plaintiff for the full


Despite Vivendi, when class actions are overly individual in nature, authorization is dismissed
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 18 2016

In Caron v. Fraternité provinciale des ouvriers en électricité, section locale 1676, 2016 QCCS 25, the Superior Court of Québec refused to authorize


Ministry of Labour Compliance Blitz - The Results are In
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 17 2016

Last year’s Ontario Ministry of Labour (“MOL”) compliance blitz reveals that employers are having difficulty maintaining basic employment standards


Keep It To Yourself: Ontario Court Introduces Tort of Public Disclosure in Doe v D, 2016 ONSC 541
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2016

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Doe v D (“Doe”) recently introduced the tort of “public disclosure of private facts”, expanding the scope of


This Employer’s Case Had 99 Problems - Proving Cause Was One
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2016

A recent case out of Calgary, Karmel v. Calgary Jewish Academy (2015 ABQB 731), presents some valuable lessons for Alberta employers. This case