March 19, 2020 by Employment & Labour Law in Francais, National, Workers' Compensation
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) : Changements législatifs que les employeurs canadiens doivent connaître – et les réponses aux questions que vous vous posez

Date et heure:

Vendredi 20 mars 2020
Midi – 13 h (HAE)
10 h – 11 h (HAR)
 9 h – 10 h (HAP)

Notre groupe de droit du travail vous invite à un webinaire d’une heure sur les enjeux que la pandémie de COVID-19 soulève dans les milieux de travail. Le webinaire de la

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February 13, 2015 by Catherine Coulter in English, Labour, National
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A Definitive Ruling on the Issue of Without Cause Terminations under the Canada Labour Code

Federally regulated employers take note.  The Federal Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that without cause dismissals are not automatically deemed to be “unjust” under the provisions of the Canada Labour Code (the “Code”)....

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August 15, 2014 by Catherine Coulter in English, National, Workers' Compensation
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Top Ten Tips for the Workplace

Every now and then, it’s worth it for even the most seasoned HR professional to receive a reminder about best practices in the workplace.  Ensuring compliance with our Top Ten Tips list below will help to keep your workplace running smoothly. 1...

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May 07, 2014 by Catherine Coulter in English, Human Rights, National
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Discrimination due to Family Status – The Final Word?

In a just-released decision, the Federal Court of Appeal has confirmed that the ground of discrimination due to family status under the Canadian Human Rights Act includes parental obligations which engage a parent’s legal responsibility for a chi...

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March 31, 2014 by Jeff Mitchell in Employment Standards, English, National
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(Not) April Fools Day – Changes to the Canada Labour Code effective April 1, 2014

For those federally regulated employers that are governed by the Canada Labour Code (the “Federal Code”), there are some substantive changes coming of which you should take note. The Jobs and Growth Act, 2012 made certain amendments to the Federal ...

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November 22, 2013 by Catherine Coulter in English, Human Rights, National, Ontario, Workers' Compensation, Wrongful Dismissal
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Human Rights claims in the Ontario courts – Now What?

Way back in 2008, the Ontario Human Rights Code was amended to permit human rights claims to be piggybacked onto wrongful dismissal actions in the Ontario courts.  Prior to that time, the only recourse for an employee with a discrimination claim was to make a complaint to the [then] Human

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