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Privacy laws are too broad Alberta statute ruled unconstitutional
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 21 2013

In a significant decision affecting the permissible scope of protection under Canada's private sector privacy laws, the Supreme Court of Canada has


Know your Obligations: Workplace Privacy in BC
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 5 2017

All organizations operating in the private sector in British Columbia need to know their obligations under the Personal Information Protection Act


Actions speak louder than words: Labour Board holds that employers must demonstrate by conduct that they do not condone employee misconduct
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 18 2014

Generally, the Ontario Employment Standards Act ("ESA") requires employers to provide employees with notice of termination or termination pay in lieu


Unions Do Not Have a General Right to Notice of Accommodation Requests
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 5 2017

Telus Communications Inc. v Telecommunications Workers’ Union is an appeal of a British Columbia Supreme Court order quashing the decision of an


"Intern(al) Affairs": managing unpaid internships in Ontario
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 11 2015

With the end of another school year comes the annual insurgence of students and new graduates into the marketplace, all of whom are eager to build


Ontario government proposes some "strong" changes to workplace laws
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • August 19 2014

The Ontario government introduced new legislation on July 16, 2014 to amend various employment and labour statutes. The legislation, called the


Employment contracts: choice of law not same as imposing jurisdiction
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • April 24 2015

Many employers and dismissed employees incorrectly assume that the law stipulated in a contract determines where legal proceedings can be commenced


Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Revisits Test for Family Status Discrimination
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 15 2016

In the 2014 case of Canada (Attorney General) v. Johnstone, the Federal Court of Appeal caused a great deal of consternation among employers when it


Gotta have (good) faith: wrongful dismissal and aggravated damages in George v. Cowichan Tribes
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • April 24 2015

In a recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court, George v. Cowichan Tribes,1 an employer was faulted both for dismissing an employee for


E-cigarettes: a hazy status in the workplace
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2014

Electronic cigarettes with nicotine ("e-cigarettes") and cartridges of nicotine solutions are widely available to consumers despite Health Canada's