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Pas d'accident sans conséquences pour les consommateurs de drogues en milieu de travail

Canada - June 19 2017 Le 15 juin 2017, la Cour suprême du Canada a rendu la décision Stewart c Elk Valley Coal Corp., facilitant ainsi le congédiement…

No free accidents for drug users in the workplace

Canada - June 16 2017 On June 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corp., and in so doing, made it easier for employers…

Looming Changes to Ontario's Employment and Labour Laws

Canada - June 1 2017 The government of Ontario is proposing broad reforms to the province's employment laws. The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (the Act) goes…

Bill 17: Alberta's Fairly Family Friendly Employment Reforms and Curious Labour Changes

Canada - May 26 2017 On May 24, 2017, Alberta’s NDP government introduced Bill 17, the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act (the “Bill”), after weeks of speculation…

The Saga Continues: The Ontario Court of Appeal strikes down a termination provision in Wood v. Fred Deeley Imports Ltd.

Canada - March 13 2017 In recent years, there have been a number of cases where contractual termination provisions that attempt to limit an employee’s entitlements upon…

Les entreprises fédérales qui effectuent des travaux de construction ne sont pas assujetties à la Loi sur la santé et de la sécurité du travail provinciale

Canada - February 21 2017 Les dispositions du chapitre XI de la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité du travail (la LSST) touchant aux chantiers de construction et à la maîtrise…

Federal Undertakings Involved in Construction Projects Are Not Subject to a Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Legislation

Canada - February 21 2017 Are the provisions of chapter XI of the Act respecting Occupational Health and Safety (the Act), pertaining to construction sites and principal…

Ten Simple Words Keep The Termination Clause Debate Alive: SCC Denies Leave to Appeal in Oudin v. Centre Francophone de Toronto

Canada - February 14 2017 Readers of our blog will recall that termination provisions have, in recent years, come under technical scrutiny by the courts. Where a contractual…

Termination provision not perfect? Recent cases may help

Canada - January 18 2017 The enforceability of contractual termination provisions can be a contentious issue when they limit an employee’s entitlements in the event of a…

Update to Express Entry's Comprehensive Ranking System

Canada - November 17 2016 On November 11, 2016, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced significant changes to the Comprehensive…