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If ever oh ever a whiz there was!
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 21 2013

We are told that cleanliness is next to godliness. Nowhere is that adage taken more seriously than in the food processing and retailing industries


Forfeiture provisions in compensation plans not restraints of trade: employers can refuse payment to departed employees
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2014

Executive compensation plans are often designed to both reward past performance and offer a meaningful retention incentive. In the recent decision in


Federal Court strikes out union's attempt to challenge temporary foreign workers
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 22 2013

In the latest legal development impacting the temporary foreign workers program, the Federal Court struck out an attempt by the United Steelworkers


Commercial restrictive covenants enforceable
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • September 23 2013

New life has been injected into efforts to enforce restrictive covenants negotiated as part of business deals following a recent decision by the


Juries punish employers: two recent cases highlight the risk of treating employees poorly
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2013

Two recent cases suggest that juries are prepared to punish employers for improper conduct. One long-service employee was awarded


Bound by your words (and your lawyer's) Hartslief v Terra Nova Royalty, 2013 BCCA 417
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2013

Earlier this Fall, the British Columbia Court of Appeal confirmed two important legal principles in Hartslief v Terra Nova Royalty


SCC: provincial legislation prohibiting workplace accident-related tort claims against negligent employers applicable to maritime industry
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2013

On August 2, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") handed down a judgment reiterating the broad scope of immunity against civil actions granted


Labour arbitrators and Canada's Competition Act: jurisdictional clarification
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2014

Disputes involving labour relations matters and those involving alleged anti-competitive conduct are generally deferent to specialized arbitrators or


Employers beware: even "secret" audio recordings may be admissible
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2014

A recent decision by an Ontario arbitrator provides a striking illustration of the principle of arbitral deference and is a cautionary tale about the


Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) a primer for employers
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • September 25 2014

The development of portable technology has dramatically altered the relationship between professional and personal life. On a morning commute to the