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Is the price of a consistent cup of coffee shared human rights liability?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 17 2015

Franchisors who place strict controls on their franchisees may also have to answer for their franchisee’s human rights practices. Product and service


If it walks like a duck and talks like a duckit’s a dependent contractor and is entitled to 26 months notice
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 9 2015

Keenan v Canac Kitchens, 2015 ONSC 1055 (“Canac Kitchens“) serves as an important reminder that simply using the term “independent contractor” in an


Trilogy not a triumph for teachers: B.C. Court of Appeal upholds law putting education policy ahead of collective bargaining
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • October 7 2015

In British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v. British Columbia (“BCTF“) the British Columbia Court of Appeal (“BCCA“) decided that legislation that


No human rights free zones in the workplace
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • October 5 2015

Employers and employment lawyers take heed; you cannot paint with broad strokes when it comes to human rights issues. So says the Ontario Human


Canada: judicial recognition of risk assessment, R. V. Michaud
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 29 2015

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently released its decision in R. V. Michaud, 2015 ONCA 585 (“Michaud”). This decision is of importance as the


Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss? Temporary workers and joint employment in the U.S. and Canada
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, USA
  • September 29 2015

Our U.S. colleagues recently wrote a great piece about the long-awaited and much-debated decision of the National Labour Relations Board (the “NLRB”


Subject matter jurisdiction. Ninth Circuit holds that foreign law cannot divest a court of its constitutionally-granted subject matter jurisdiction, though the inability to grant relief requires dismissal of the claim for failure to state a cause of action
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, USA
  • September 24 2015

Björn Paulsson (“Paulsson”) appealed from the dismissal of his counterclaim seeking damages under 242 of the Alberta Business Corporations Act for


Stay pending foreign litigation. District court grants stay of lawsuit against the Government of Canada pending the outcome of substantially similar litigation in Ontario court
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 24 2015

For more than a decade, the Detroit International Bridge Company (“DIBC”) has sought permits from the United States and Canada to build a bridge


Terminations for contraventions of the employer’s drug policy who knew?!
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 3 2015

Good news for employers! The Alberta Court of Appeal recently upheld a termination resulting from the violation of its workplace drug policy. The


Canada: the constitutionality of administrative monetary penalties: defining the punitive paradigm
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • August 8 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada released its anticipated decision in Guindon v. Canada on July 31, 2015, which held that administrative monetary penalties