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Appeal court confirms nightclub accident outside scope of professional insurance
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 15 2013

In what may be the final chapter of long and protracted legal proceedings, the British Columbia Court of Appeal recently issued its decision in Poole


Will work for free!: employers, beware of offers of free work by unpaid interns
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 23 2013

Mix high unemployment amongst recent graduates with a desire to gain experience and contacts by working for free, and a seemingly ideal opportunity


Proposed amendments to the ESA new leaves for Ontario employees?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • August 7 2013

Proposed amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41 (the "ESA") could mean that employees in Ontario will soon be entitled to


Up and Atom: victory for federally regulated employers as Court okays without cause dismissals
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2015

For decades, adjudicators appointed under the Canada Labour Code to consider unjust dismissal complaints under section 240 have differed on whether


The Globe to Jan Wong eat my lunch - arbitrator orders repayment of settlement monies for breach of confidentiality undertaking
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2013

Confidentiality is a cornerstone of settlements: no more so than in the workplace. Unless it has a weak case, an employer is generally not motivated


Employee free speech: is it muted by "abusive stardom"?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • February 6 2015

Penned in the midst of England's Civil War, Milton's great pamphlet published 370 years ago remains seminal to recent events at the Canadian


Overtime class actions leave to appeal denied
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 23 2013

In June 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal released two decisions allowing class action lawsuits to proceed against major Canadian banks: Fresco v


Treat your workers as you would like a court to treat them": Connor Homes and the "new" golden rule of employer- worker relations
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2014

Classifying workplace relationships as employeremployee or principalcontractor can be problematic. Courts have wrestled with determining the intent


Facebook posts about co-worker protected by human rights law
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2013

Further clarity regarding the application of human rights protections to workplace-related social media postings has emerged following a recent


Still awaiting major changes to the human rights process in Ontario
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2007

In December 2006 Ontario passed Bill 107 (the Human Rights Code Amendment Act, 2006), which substantially amends the Ontario Human Rights Code