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Standard of Review Reform: Maybe Another Time?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • October 13 2016

Joseph Wilson probably doesn't care much about the standard of review of administrative decisions. Yet many of the words in the recent decision about


Can an employer waive the employee's notice of resignation without paying any indemnity? - the Québec Court of Appeal says it can
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 7 2013

The employer's duty to provide reasonable notice when terminating an employee without cause has its legal counterpart in the employee


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


Yogi was right it is like déjà-vu, all over again!
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2014

He is a three time most valuable player, a Hall of Fame catcher, one of only seven managers in major league baseball history to pilot teams from both


Don Cherry, the sexes and the Barking Frog
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 9 2013

Hockey mad Canadians are used to hearing Don "Grapes" Cherry, CBC's soon to be octogenarian hockey analyst, stir the pot with his often provocative


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


"Training day": the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 27 2013

On July 1, 2014, the Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation ("Regulation"), will come into force. Pursuant to the Ontario


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


Social media background checks in Canada do the risks outweigh the rewards?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • April 10 2013

Background checks are an important tool for employers to assess the suitability of candidates for employment opportunities within the organization


Collective agreements: a change of address may not affect bargaining rights
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2014

The recent decision of the Ontario Labour Relations Board ("Board") in UNITE HERE Local 75 v Richtree Markets Inc. 2014 CanLII 647 demonstrates that