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
The March 2013 Quebec Court of Appeal decision of Asphalte Desjardins v Commission des Normes du Travailis a game-changer for employers and
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
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
The employer's duty to provide reasonable notice when terminating an employee without cause has its legal counterpart in the employee
The Court of Appeal recently rendered a decision that has major implications in that it reverses the dominant Case law position in Quebec with
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.
In May 2009, the Quebec Equity Pay Act, which was initially passed in 1996, was substantially revised.
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.
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.