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Risky business: when is a fixedterm contract an indefinite-term contract?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 3 2015

Unlike employees hired to indefinite-term contracts, fixed-term employees are not entitled to statutory or common law reasonable notice of termination


It's a two-way street: employees are required to give notice of resignation
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 30 2015

In Consbec Inc v Walker, a family drama played out publicly in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. The Court reminded both Canadian employers and


为公司内部调派证明“专业知识”变得更为困难
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 26 2015

出于确保加拿大雇主优先聘用国内劳动力的目的加拿大联邦政府发布了针对寻求取得“专业知识工人”资格的外国工人的严格指引供移民和边境官员在评估此等工作许可申请时遵守


28 years later: constitutional right to strike confirmed by Supreme Court
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2015

Nearly 28 years after former Chief Justice Brian Dickson wrote passionate - yet dissenting - reasons in favour of extending constitutional protection


The whistleblower who cried wolf: arbitrator upholds termination of false whistleblower
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 6 2015

Organizations have legal obligations to protect employees from workplace violence and harassment. Consequently, employers have expended substantial


The price to entice: three-year employee awarded 14 months of notice
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 30 2015

While there is some element of courtship at the beginning of every employment relationship, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the "Court") in


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


Settling outside the box: Scotiabank reaches novel deal in overtime class action
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2014

An innovative settlement agreement between the Bank of Nova Scotia ("Scotiabank") and a class of bank branch employees seeking compensation for


Canadian employment claims: global employers can challenge jurisdiction
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2014

Many multinational employers blindly assume that they are required to defend a case wherever it is commenced, without considering the prospect of a


"Canadian experience required": prohibited discrimination or being discriminating about standards?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2014

It is the classic Catch-22 situation: you need Canadian experience to get a job in Canada, and you need a job in Canada to get Canadian experience