Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
EKB | Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP
Employees everywhere noted when the Federal Government's plan to increase maternity leave from 12 months to 18 months came in to force last December.
Lawson Lundell LLP
For provincially regulated employers, Alberta is currently the only province with mandatory private sector privacy breach reporting requirements.
Miller Thomson LLP
Think alcohol and drug testing is always an appropriate response to a workplace accident? Think again.
Lidstone & Company Law Corporation
Discrimination of your employee by an individual that is not your employee may now be your problem.
A federal adjudicator has decided that an armoured car worker was not justified in refusing to do a "run" at a mall because of the crowds during the Christmas shopping season
Vey Willetts LLP
Employees are entitled to work in a respectful environment, free from harassment and discrimination.
George Waggott Professional Corporation
In many workplace settings, one employee or union will have strong personal or financial reasons to claim similar compensation or terms of employment to what their co-workers enjoy.
Brauti Thorning Zibarras LLP
For Ontario employers, employing part time and temporary workers is about to become a lot more expensive.
Torys LLP
In the third installment of our series on class actions, we examine the nascent state of sexual harassment and discrimination class actions in Canada.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Ontario government recently filed O. Reg. 193/18, Purchase of Pension Benefits From an Insurance Company – Section 43.1 of the Act (Regulation) under the Pension Benefits Act (PBA).
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
Employers have a duty to protect employees from sexualization in the workplace by patrons and customers, even if that means removing or banning individuals with an alleged mental disability ...
Torys LLP
The #MeToo movement has led to an explosion of sexual harassment revelations in recent months.
MacDonald & Associates
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has released yet another decision with respect to the reasonable notice period, and what seems to suggest is a trend in escalating awards for aged, but loyal employees.
Crawley Mackewn Brush LLP
On March 20, 2018, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published its Seniors Strategy, the purpose of which is to outline initiatives that the OSC is pursuing in relation to older individuals, ...
Miller Thomson LLP
In late 2017, the Ontario pension regulator, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario ("FSCO"), announced that it was undertaking a series of "targeted reviews" of selected pension plans.
The Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories considered and accepted a joint submission from the Crown and defence, sentencing the employer to a $100,000 fine.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Earlier this year, we learned that the federal government is going forward with its promise to re-vamp the federal pay equity system.
Employment law refers to the rules that govern relations between employers and employees. The term "employment law" is usually juxtaposed with the term "labour law" ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The company owner was also present at the time of the incident but sustained less serious injuries.
Cox & Palmer
The Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2017 NSSC 16 (with supplemental reasons at 2017 NSSC 123) recently set out the test in Nova Scotia for determining...
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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Dale & Lessmann LLP
On January 1, 2018, the section of Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000 dealing with public holiday pay is revised.
Crawley Mackewn Brush LLP
On July 14, 2016 the Ontario Securities Commission launched the Office of the Whistleblower, which administers the Whistleblower Program, the first paid whistleblower program by a securities regulator in Canada.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
As we look forward in our crystal ball to looming issues on the horizon for 2018 and onwards, one that certainly comes to the fore is the regulation of those who provide financial advice and financial planning services, ...
McInnes Cooper
Driven by the #metoo and #timesup movements, workplace sexual harassment is front and center in employers' – and employees' – minds.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
A roadmap for dealing with disabled employees who are unfit for active employment, but who deny being unfit, is detailed in Kelfor Industries Ltd. v. United Steelworkers, Local 2009 ...
Rudner Law
The #metoo movement should not change employers' response to allegations of harassment: investigate before penalizing
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On March 28, 2018, the Ontario government tabled its 2018 budget (Budget), which included a number of registered pension plan related provisions.
Cox & Palmer
It is by now widely understood among employers across Canada that there is an obligation to accommodate employees with disabilities to the point of undue hardship.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Ontario government recently passed Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which will result in significant changes to the labor and employment landscape.
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