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Stewart McKelvey
Last week's Nova Scotia Court of Appeal's decision in Halifax Herald Limited v. Clarke, 2019 NSCA 31, is good news for employers.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Between employees and independent contractors exists a third, lesser known category of employment relationship: the dependent contractor.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Imagine being told that you owe someone nine years' salary and benefits. And that person had no duty to mitigate their damages. And that effectively means you owe that person more than $1 million.
CCPartners
The Ontario Court of Appeal has overturned a trial decision and found that when an employee resigned from employment
Siskinds LLP
"Privity of contract" is a common law tradition. The rights and obligations imposed by contracts are private – strangers to the contract generally have no entitlement to enforce such rights
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On August 30, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed the employer's appeal in Andros v. Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc. (Andros),1 thereby affirming the motion judge's finding ...
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
Reza Baraty alleged he was constructively dismissed from his position with Wellons Canada Corp. ("Wellons"). He considered: (1) his position to have been eroded...
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
When it comes to resignations, the facts matter and the decision of Nagpal v. IBM certainly proves it.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In the recent case of Andros v. Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal held that a termination clause was unenforceable
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Since frustration of employment routinely arises as an issue in LTD mediations, the following case may be of interest
DLA Piper
In Dalskog v. Crowsnest Pass Ecomuseum Trust Society, 2019 CarswellAlta 255 the Alberta Provincial Court held that if an employer was aware of an employee's limitations
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
A federal election will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019. As a service to our clients and other interested parties, we are publishing this bulletin on the obligations owed by employers
Fasken
A discretionary bonus may not be discretionary upon termination of employment. If a bonus has become an integral part of an employee's compensation, an employee may be entitled to that bonus during a reasonable notice period.
Siskinds LLP
So you have a problem employee that you want to terminate. Your employment lawyer reminds you that you would owe nothing to the employee in a "for cause" termination
McMillan LLP
Ontario's Superior Court of Justice has issued a stark reminder of the perils of fixed-term employment contracts. In McGuinty v. 1845035 Ontario Inc. (McGuinty Funeral Home),
Cassels Brock
If there is one thing employers want to get right in a written employment agreement, crafting an ironclad termination provision would typically be at the very top
CCPartners
CCPartners has blogged on a number of court decisions over the last five years that have dealt with the enforceability of termination clauses
Fasken
It's now federal election time! As an employer, you may be wondering what your obligations are towards your employees. Below is an overview of the applicable rules ahead of election day on October 21, 2019.
Siskinds LLP
I have previously discussed the enforceability of termination clauses in former blog posts, available here and here. In short, a long history of inconsistent and amorphous
Aird & Berlis LLP
Canadian employment law shares many similarities with U.K. employment law by virtue of Canada having inherited its common law system from the U.K. Nevertheless, it is important for U.K. employers ...
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CCPartners
CCPartners has blogged on a number of court decisions over the last five years that have dealt with the enforceability of termination clauses
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In the recent case of Andros v. Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal held that a termination clause was unenforceable
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Important changes to federal employment standards under Part III the Canada Labour Code are set to come into effect on September 1, 2019
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Since frustration of employment routinely arises as an issue in LTD mediations, the following case may be of interest
McMillan LLP
Ontario's Superior Court of Justice has issued a stark reminder of the perils of fixed-term employment contracts. In McGuinty v. 1845035 Ontario Inc. (McGuinty Funeral Home),
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
A federal election will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019. As a service to our clients and other interested parties, we are publishing this bulletin on the obligations owed by employers
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
When it comes to resignations, the facts matter and the decision of Nagpal v. IBM certainly proves it.
DLA Piper
In Dalskog v. Crowsnest Pass Ecomuseum Trust Society, 2019 CarswellAlta 255 the Alberta Provincial Court held that if an employer was aware of an employee's limitations
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
Reza Baraty alleged he was constructively dismissed from his position with Wellons Canada Corp. ("Wellons"). He considered: (1) his position to have been eroded...
Fasken
A discretionary bonus may not be discretionary upon termination of employment. If a bonus has become an integral part of an employee's compensation, an employee may be entitled to that bonus during a reasonable notice period.
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