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When working notice just does not work
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2017

For employers shutting down operations, providing working notice is often the best way to reduce severance amounts owed. However, in McLeod v 1274458


Do Waves of Collective Dismissals Constitute a Single Collective Dismissal? The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 14 2017

In a number of provinces, legislators have enacted a precise definition of collective dismissal. In general, a collective dismissal will be triggered


Genetic information is off limits
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 13 2017

Medical examinations of future and present employees are commonly required by Canadian employers to verify a person's capacity to do the work


Do waves of collective dismissals constitute a single collective dismissal?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2017

In certain Canadian jurisdictions, when conducting a collective dismissal or mass termination, an employer has significant obligations that include


You said what? Hiring interview comments prove costly for employer
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 30 2017

Canadian employers which provide inaccurate or misleading information during the hiring process can be held liable for their broken promises. The


Hands-Off my Chromosomes! The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 29 2017

Many employers in Canada require that their future and current employees undergo medical examinations to determine their capacity to accomplish their


Clarification is not required when accepting disabled employee's resignation
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 23 2017

In Razo v Essilor Canada (2017 BCHRT 133) the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal dismissed the argument that an employer could not accept the


Employer Rights during a Unionization Campaign: More than You Think! The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 21 2017

In Québec, as in other Canadian jurisdictions, when a union applies for certification to represent a group of employees, the employer is not left


Occupational Health Safety Management Systems: The Key to Accident Prevention The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 15 2017

In Canada, two workers die each day from a work related accident or disease, and hundreds more experience a work related injury. Despite an


A Fine Line of Reasoning - The Distinction Between Dismissals for Incapacity and Operational Requirements
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • South Africa
  • August 10 2017

In terms of the South African Labour Relations Act, 1995 ("LRA") an employer may only dismiss an employee for a fair reason and in accordance with a