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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


Automatic renewal clauses: perpetual effect and validity; the Supreme Court of Canada decides
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 2 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada has put an end to the judicial saga in Uniprix and confirmed the legality of a clause providing for the automatic renewal


A Tentative Green Light for the TTC’s Random Drug and Alcohol Testing as Ontario Court Dismisses the Union’s Request for an Injunction The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2017

Back in 2008, the Toronto Transit Commission (the "TTC") introduced a drug and alcohol testing policy. The policy, which only took effect in the fall


Clean Slate Purchaser Not Bound by the Poor WCB Record of the Company It Acquired The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • 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


Employer-Friendly Restrictive Covenant Decisions Bloom in Ontario and Alberta The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 18 2017

Restrictive covenants have great potential to protect an employer's business interests. In practice, however, enforcing restrictive covenants often


Broader workplace harassment claims: is Canada becoming more litigious?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 12 2017

Can a Canadian employee sue an employer for harassment which is unrelated to a discrimination claim? The answer used to be no; but this is changing


Probationary Clauses: Employers Beware The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2017

The Supreme Court of British Columbia recently addressed probationary clauses in employment contracts in Ly v. British Columbia (Interior Health


Ontario labour and employment law amendments
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 5 2017

In Canada's most populous province, labour and employment matters are governed by two fundamental statutes: the Employment Standards Act and the


Doing Business in Québec - A Guide for Retailers
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2017

The particularities of Québec are often complex and can vary depending on the nature of your activities and your situation, whether it involves