January 30, 2018 by Andy Pushalik in Criminal Offences by Employees, Employment Standards, Human Rights
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Webinar: Employment and Labour law trends to watch for in 2018

Start: February 14, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
End: February 14, 2018, 1:00 PM EST

This session is only available via webinar

2018 has arrived with a roar as workplaces across Canada grapple with significant changes to the country’s workplace laws.

Join us for a complimentary 1 hour webinar where we’ll highlight the changes you need to

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March 26, 2015 by Apolone Gentles in Criminal Offences by Employees
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Lessons on Work-Related Fraud and Abuse

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners recently released its 2014 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse (the “Report”), which provides interesting statistics and insights for HR professionals hoping to better understand and co...

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April 21, 2014 by Andy Pushalik in Criminal Offences by Employees, English, Occupational Health and Safety, Ontario
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Not Quite an Eye for an Eye – Judge rules that Employee’s “Kick in the Butt” Excuses Co-Worker’s Punch in the Mouth

Does a “kick in the butt” excuse a punch in the mouth? That was the question facing the Court in the recent case of Li v Furguson, 2013 CanLII 91746 (Ont. Sm. Cl. Ct.). Peng Li and Winston Furguson worked in the shipping and receiving department of...

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March 26, 2014 by Chelsea Rasmussen in Criminal Offences by Employees, English, Ontario
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Criminal Sentence for Unauthorized Access of Former Co-Worker’s E-mail Reduced on Appeal

A terminated employee was convicted of “Mischief to Data” and “Unauthorized use of a Computer” contrary to the Criminal Code after he remotely accessed a former co-worker’s e-mail without her authorization and forwarded several e-mails to his...

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January 28, 2014 by Jeff Mitchell in Criminal Offences by Employees, English, Human Rights, Ontario
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Don’t be “Convicted” of Discriminating based on Criminal Convictions

Picture it: you have the perfect person to hire. You run the background check, and discover a criminal conviction. You are inclined to withdraw the offer, but suddenly you are faced with the question: can I do it? The answer will depend on which provin...

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January 17, 2014 by Jordan Deering in Criminal Offences by Employees, English, Ontario
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Settling With a Fraudulent Employee: Will you be the next Defendant?

A recent Ontario decision dealt with the issue of liability as between two defrauded employers: is a past (former) employer liable to a new employer when a fraudulent employee steals money from the latter to satisfy its debt to the former? In the recen...

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