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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


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


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


Has your organization filed an accessibility report? This and other AODA requirements fast approaching
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2014

If you've listened to the radio at any point over the past several weeks, chances are you've heard the Ontario Government's spot reminding


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


After-acquired cause for termination
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 21 2014

A salesman was fired because of his poor work performance. He claims, however, that he was a highly skilled salesman and challenges his dismissal by


More restrictions on restrictive covenants - the SCC’s decision in Shafron v. KRG Insurance Brokers (Western)
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • February 12 2009

As many employers are well aware, restrictive covenants are difficult to enforce in Canada


Top five workplace privacy questions
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 14 2013

In Canada, privacy is a relatively new and evolving area of law that is governed by a complex network of provincial and federal legislation as well as


Supreme Court bars random alcohol testing by employers in the absence of reasonable cause
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 17 2013

The ongoing efforts by Canadian employers to engage in random drug and alcohol testing suffered a further setback as a result of a decision released


Poisoned workplaces and constructive dismissal: objective evidence ousts personal perceptions of discrimination
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • September 19 2013

In General Motors of Canada Limited v Johnson, 2013 ONCA 502, the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned an earlier decision which held that a worker