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Langlois Lawyers LLP | Canada | 13 Jan 2015

Waiver of the client’s unilateral termination right: the clause can survive the automatic renewal of an agreement

The Civil Code of Québec (the “CCQ”) provides that a client can unilaterally terminate a service agreement even where the work or provision of the


Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Canada | 27 Nov 2013

Quebec law: a Quebec decision addresses an employer’s ability to waive notice of resignation

The March 2013 Quebec Court of Appeal decision of Asphalte Desjardins v Commission des Normes du Travailis a game-changer for employers and


McMillan LLP | Canada | 19 Sep 2013

Supreme Court to decide on employer's right to waive employee's notice of resignation without paying indemnity

In May 2013, we discussed an important judgment of the Québec Court of Appeal which ruled that an employer may waive an employee's notice


Norton Rose Fulbright | Canada | 14 May 2013

Notice of resignation: will employers still be notified before an employee leaves?

In a recent decision, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled for the first time that an employer can waive the notice given by an employee who resigns


McMillan LLP | Canada | 7 May 2013

Can an employer waive the employee's notice of resignation without paying any indemnity? - the Québec Court of Appeal says it can

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


Stikeman Elliott LLP | Canada | 25 Mar 2013

The Court of Appeal decides that an employer may waive a notice of resignation given by an employee without paying an indemnity

The Court of Appeal recently rendered a decision that has major implications in that it reverses the dominant Case law position in Quebec with


Stikeman Elliott LLP | Canada | 19 Apr 2011

The human rights tribunal sentences a company for a discussion of a work applicant's religion during an employment interview

The Quebec Human Rights Tribunal has ordered a company to pay moral damages to a rejected work applicant to whom questions related to his religion were asked during an employment interview.


Fisher Phillips | Canada | 11 Feb 2011

The deadline for pay equity exercises under the amended Quebec Equity Pay Act has passed. is your company in compliance?

In May 2009, the Quebec Equity Pay Act, which was initially passed in 1996, was substantially revised.


Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP | Canada | 10 Feb 2011

Civil code creates an exception to a general rule in contractual matters

Quebec's Civil Code creates an exception to the general rule applicable in contractual matters for "contracts of enterprise" and "contracts for service" which provides that a party to a valid contract entered cannot terminate the contract unless the party demonstrates that the other party failed to perform its obligations.


Stikeman Elliott LLP | Canada | 20 May 2010

Quebec AMF provides its position on gap and marking warranties and products relating to vehicles generally

Last March 27, 2009, the Quebec Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) published a notice stating that it considered certain vehicle replacement cost warranties to be insurance.

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