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Clean Slate Purchaser Not Bound by the Poor WCB Record of the Company It Acquired The HR Space

Canada - July 26 2017 Prior to acquiring the assets of a company, the purchaser will engage in extensive due diligence to ensure it is making a sound investment. These...


SCC Finds NEB has Mandate to Consult

Canada - July 26 2017 On July 26, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released its decisions in two companion cases: Clyde River (Hamlet) v. Petroleum GeoServices...

Kerry Kaukinen.


Substantial Award Against Employer in Sexual Harassment Case Upheld on Appeal The HR Space

Canada - May 29 2017 A trial judge awarded $60,000 in moral damages to an employee who was repeatedly sexually harassed by her co-worker. In Doyle v. Zochem Inc. (PDF)...


Termination for Off-Duty Conduct: Where is the Line? The HR Space

Canada - January 31 2017 Employers can discipline and even dismiss employees for off-duty conduct. However, a recent decision of an Ontario Court suggests that the...


Supreme Court Upholds Immunity Clause Protecting the Alberta Energy Regulator

Canada - January 31 2017 In a split decision, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld an immunity clause to shield Alberta’s energy resources regulator from liability for damages...

Jonathan Liteplo, Christopher R. Bystrom.