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March 3, 2015
Overhaul of the “holiday pay” rules under the Canada Labour Code effective March 16, 2015, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

There are major changes coming to the “holiday pay” rules for federally regulated employees. Under the current regime, holiday pay calculations vary based on how the employee is compensated. Also, to be eligible for holiday pay, an...

March 2, 2015
The Continuing Evolution of Workplace Disability Law: Two Provincial Courts at Odds on the Deductibility of Disability Benefits from Severance Pay, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

Workplace disability poses many practical and legal challenges for employers. Employers must balance their own business interests with an employee’s right to be accommodated and treated fairly and with respect. For many employers,...

February 4, 2015
Unjust Dismissal Clarified: Without cause terminations not prohibited by the Canada Labour Code, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

The unjust dismissal sections of the Canada Labour Code (“Code”) were, at one time, thought to have provided enhanced job security for non-unionized individuals employed in the federal sector by significantly narrowing the...

January 16, 2015
A Review of Ontario Legislation that Expands Employer Accountability - Bill 18, Stronger Workplace for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014, Has Received Royal Assent, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

Bill 18, the Stronger Workplace for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014, which received royal assent on November 20, 2014, introduced significant change to key provisions of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA). The changes will have a...

Employees’ Voting Rights Act Significantly Changes Federal Labour Relations, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

The Employees’ Voting Rights Act (the “EVRA”) significantly changes the way in which unions gain and lose bargaining rights in the federal sector in Canada. Federal labour relations law applies to a variety of sectors including...

November 28, 2014
Let's Take This Outside: Can Employers Discipline Employees For Off-Duty Misconduct?, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

There has never been a worse time for professional sports leagues when it comes to dealing with player misconduct off the field. Headlines across North America have been full of stories detailing the trials and tribulations of league...

14 novembre 2014
Toronto
Quoted in "He moots, he scores in hockey arbitration", The Lawyers Weekly, November 14 Issue Plus
November 11, 2014
Privacy Claims in the Workplace, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

Recently, headlines have been dominated by the high-profile termination of Jian Ghomeshi from CBC. Mr. Ghomeshi has claimed that CBC misused his private and confidential information.  While this story continues to unfold in the media,...

October 22, 2014
Three New Leaves of Absence are effective on October 29, 2014 under Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

On October 29, 2014, the Ontario Employment Standards Amendment Act (Leaves to Help Families), 2014, Bill 21, comes into force. Bill 21 introduces three new leaves to Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “Act”): (1) Family Caregiver...

September 30, 2014
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Update, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 ( “AODA”) develops, implements, and enforces accessibility standards with the aim of achieving accessibility for persons with disabilities with respect to goods, services,...

19 août 2014
Saskatoon
Running A-Fowl of OHS: A Cautionary Tale from Saskatchewan, Canadian Employment Safety and Health Guide, Number 407, 1-2 Plus
July 31,2014
Broader Public Sector Accountability Bill Re-introduced, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

On March 24, 2014, we introduced readers to Bill 179, the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014, for first reading by lawmakers. The stated goals of the legislation are to strengthen political accountability,...

21 juillet 2014
Vancouver
Gender Identity in the Workplace: An Overview of the Rights of Transgendered Employees in Canada, Focus on Canadian Employment and Equality Rights newsletter Plus
July 17,2014
Broader Public Sector Accountability Bill Re-introduced, Communiqué sur la santé

On March 24, 2014, we introduced readers to Bill 179, the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014, for first reading by lawmakers. The stated goals of the legislation are to strengthen political accountability,...

July 17,2014
Ontario Legislation Expanding Employer Accountability Re-introduced: Bill 18, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

On July 16, 2014, the Government of Ontario re-introduced legislation to amend various employment-related statutes:  Bill 18, Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 (formerly Bill 146 - the Stronger Workplaces for a...

3 juillet 2014
Montréal
Victory of Ex-Wal-Mart employees – What’s next? Plus
June 18, 2014
Gender Identity in the Workplace: An Overview of the Rights of Transgendered Employees in Canada, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

In recent years, there has been increased acknowledgement of the difficulties faced by transgendered people, particularly in the workplace.  Transgendered people routinely experience harassment and discrimination because of their...

June 9, 2014
Employer Obligations on Election Day – Thursday, June 12, 2014, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

With the next provincial election scheduled for June 12, 2014, we are writing to remind employers of their obligations under the Ontario Election Act. By law, an employee who is eligible to vote must have three consecutive hours for...

May 21, 2014
“SEA Change”: Key Highlights of The Saskatchewan Employment Act Regulations, Communiqué droit du travail et de l'emploi

On April 29, the Government of Saskatchewan proclaimed The Saskatchewan Employment Act (the “Act”) and its Regulations into force. This article builds on Jeff Grubb and Kara Bashutski’s March 27 communiqué, “Reinventing the...

6 mai 2014
Vancouver
Two Topics Relating to Restraint of Trade in Employment: Practical Alternatives to Restrictive Covenants and the Impact of Restrictive Covenants on Reasonable Notice, CLEBC Employment Law Conference Plus
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