Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
Koskie Minsky LLP
On January 1, 2018, a number of amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ("ESA") came into effect under Bill 148.
Koskie Minsky LLP
The Michaels v. Red Deer College decision of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1976 held that employees pursuing wrongful dismissal damages have a duty to mitigate their damages.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Unless you live under a rock, you are aware that in the last three months the ground has shifted on sexual harassment. Women are standing up like never before and saying, "Enough is enough!"
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The employee worked for the City of Vancouver for a long time. He experienced issues with mental illness which the City appropriately accommodated when necessary.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Marijuana is expected to be legalized this summer. For employers, this does not have to turn into a Cheech and Chong movie.
Community Legal Assistance Society
Many BC parents will be familiar with the difficulties of accessing quality, affordable childcare in this province.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In particular, amendments to equal pay for equal work provisions and scheduling requirements will continue to shift the retail experience.
MacDonald & Associates
Much like alcohol, zero-tolerance policies will become the norm.
Proper policies, communications and investigations are key to dealing with workplace violence.
The workers' compensation system in Canada is funded entirely through employer premium payments.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision highlights the weight attached to the collective bargaining relationship between union and employer representatives, and reaffirms...
Cassels Brock
As you will recall, in April of this year, we brought you an e-LERT examining the Ontario Superior Court's decision in Bergeron v. Movati Athletic (Group) Inc. 2018 ONSC 885 (Bergeron) ...
A recent labour arbitration decision has determined that the three paid floater days provided in a collective agreement did not constitute a greater right or benefit under the terms of the Employment Standards Act...
The hype around the legalization of marijuana in Canada is becoming a reality.
Torys LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has provided clarification on the enforceability of termination clauses in employment agreements that contain failsafe provisions in its June 22 decision in Amberber v. IBM Canada Ltd.
McInnes Cooper
Every parent knows that a lot can happen in 18 months.
McInnes Cooper
Annual minimum wage increases in Atlantic Canada (and in Canada generally) don't typically receive a significant amount of media coverage.
Collins Barrow National Incorporated
There are numerous components that go into valuing the assets of an active business. In simplified terms, those components can be characterized as the value of normalized discretionary cash flow...
Lawson Lundell LLP
Many savvy employers incorporate probation clauses into employment agreements with new employees.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has released its much-anticipated decision in Quebec (Attorney General) v Alliance du personnel professionnel et technique de la sant้ et des services sociaux.
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​In anticipation of the changing laws regarding cannabis use in Canada, the Ontario government passed Bill 174, Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017 on December 12, 2017.
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, ...
Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
In this video, John Kloosterman outlines five key differences between Canadian and U.S. employment law including: at will employment, employment contracts, minimum standards legislation (including leaves of absence) and harassment legislation.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
Summer is here. And with it comes the awkward but very real workplace issue of employee hygiene.
Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
The Ontario government has proclaimed November 1, 2018 as the date on which the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 (Act) comes into force.
Integritas Workplace Law Corporation
In a recent decision, Aitchison v L&L Painting and Decorating Ltd., 2018 HRTO 238, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal upheld the termination of an employee who was using cannabis at work, ostensibly for medical purposes.
Cassels Brock
By way of a 52-29 vote, the Canadian Senate has now passed the federal government's bill legalizing recreational marijuana in Canada.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
On January 1, 2018, the section of Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000 dealing with public holiday pay is revised.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
Ontario has become the first province in Canada to legislate pay transparency through the Pay Transparency Act, 2018, which received Royal Assent on May 7, 2018.
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