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B.C. changes course to join other jurisdictions in expressly recognizing gender identity and expression under human rights legislation
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2016

British Columbia’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Suzanne Anton, announced on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, that the government will introduce


The Deadline is Fast Approaching: Top 5 Items to Prepare for Bill 132 OHSA Compliance
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 18 2016

Navigating the complexities of workplace harassment is a challenging process for employers. It often requires the allocation of considerable time and


Congédier un salarié du secteur fédéral? Il vous faudra davantage qu’une indemnité de départ
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2016

Hier matin, la Cour suprême du Canada a accueilli l’appel dans Wilson c Énergie Atomique du Canada et a décidé que les employeurs régis par la


Dismissing an Employee in the Federal Sector? You Will Need More Than a Severance Package
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2016

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada allowed the appeal in Wilson v Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, and ruled that Federally regulated employers must


(Likely) Coming Soon to a Federally Regulated Workplace Near You - Flexible Work Arrangements
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 11 2016

The Federal Government has pledged to amend the Canada Labour Code to allow federally regulated workers to formally request flexible work arrangements


Tonn v. Sears Canada Inc: Dismissing class certification with instructions for future approval
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 7 2016

The recent British Columbia case of Tonn v. Sears Canada Inc., 2016 BCSC 1081, is an example of a trend in Canadian cases where courts are


Are the Tides Finally Turning? Ontario Court of Appeal Upholds Termination Provision Providing Only for “Notice” Under the ESA
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 5 2016

In a recent case, Oudin v Centre Francophone de Toronto (“Oudin”), the Ontario Court of Appeal has offered potential relief to employers whose


The Ongoing Pursuit of Accessibility in Ontario - Amendments to the AODA Effective July 1, 2016
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2016

Ontario’s commitment to promoting and advancing accessibility for persons with disabilities is continuing, with amendments to the Accessibility for


British Columbia Court of Appeal Restores Record-high Human Rights Tribunal Damages for Injury to Dignity
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2016

We previously reported on the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal’s record-high $75,000 award for injury to dignity, and the subsequent decision of the B.C


Federal Agency Sanctioned for Private Company’s Actions (or, why there’s one less reality TV show on tonight)
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2016

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) has found the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) responsible for the intrusive actions