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Employment Law Firm of the Year
"Chambers wishes to salute Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, LLP for its thriving practice across both labour and employment in Canada. It offers substantial provincial, national and international capabilities, and stands out for its representation of national and federally regulated employers across various industries. It has represented clients including the likes of Air Canada, Canada Post, the Canadian employers Council, the Mounted Police Members Legal Fund FETCO in precedent setting labour litigation before the Supreme Court of Canada."

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Labour, Employment & Human Rights

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Keeping good employees happily motivated and engaged is an ongoing challenge for employers. Fasken Martineau’s Labour, Employment & Human Rights group provides proven legal advice to help you maintain an efficient workplace and focus on achieving your broader business objectives.

Home to one of Canada’s largest national practices, we have offices in each of the major cities across Canada. We also have a growing international practice with employment specialists in London (UK) and Johannesburg supported by a network of contacts around the world. We have a long history of representing employers in all aspects of labour and employment law, including offering strategic and tactical advice.

We have a solid track record of successfully representing our clients before arbitration boards, provincial and federal labour boards, various other administrative tribunals and all levels of Court in each of the provinces and countries in which we operate. But in many situations we are able to defuse tensions by providing practical, innovative business solutions and timely advice.

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We advise and represent employers from all facets of industry and government.

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Experience

Razo v. Essilor Canada, 2017 BCHRT 133 June 2017
Employer did not Discriminate against Cocaine Addict Who was Dismissed for Cause June 2017
Phase Technology acquired by Roper Technologies June 2017
Favourable decision by the FCA on TCC trial judge’s violation of Industrial Alliance’s language rights April 2017
Lomas Logistics sold to Radiant Logistics subsidiary April 2017
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières vs. Martin Gélinas February 2017
Morton v. Corporation of Delta Fire Department, 2016 BCHRT203 December 2016
Tsubaki of Canada acquires Dia-Saw Manufacturing December 2016
Vital Images Acquires Karos Health November 2016
Air Canada and Unifor, Local 2002 (Grievances regarding Termination for Innocent Absenteeism) November 2016
Unifor Local 862 v. Spectra Energy, 2016 BCSC 1692 November 2016
Unite Here! Canada, Local 41 v. Gate Gourmet Canada Inc. October 2016
York University renews multi-year collective agreements with CUPE, IUOE and YUSA unions (2008-2011), (2011-2014), (2015 - 2018) August 2016
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers, Local 765 v Jovalco Group Corporation, 2016 CanLII 55229 (ON LRB) August 2016
Brko v. LifeMark Health Corp., 2016 BCHRT 108 August 2016
Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (SCC, FCA) July 2016
Teck Coal Limited (Fording River Operations) v United Steelworkers, Local 7884, 2016 CanLII 62603 June 2016
Arlon Group Acquires Idaho Pacific and AgraWest Foods June 2016
Successful Dismissal of a WCAT Appeal May 2016
Successful defence of an Employment Standards Complaint alleging a Right to Overtime May 2016
Labourers International Union of North America Vs. Innovative Civil Constructors Inc., Concreate USL Ltd., Horseshoe Hill Construction Inc., and others (OLRB Decision, May 4, 2016) May 2016
Foresters Life Insurance Company Acquires Aegon Capital Management and Aegon Fund Management May 2016
Hiscocks v. Ontario (Superintendent Financial Services), 2016 ONFST 5 March 2016
Motion for injunction - Université du Québec à Montréal c. SÉTUE January 2016
SPS Commerce acquires ToolBox Solutions January 2016
Grip Limited acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network December 2015
Elliott v. Anavets Senior Citizens’ Housing Society, 2015 BCHRT 191 December 2015
Maplesoft Group Inc. acquired by Smart Employee Benefits Inc. December 2015
Tappay v. City of North Vancouver, 2015 BCHRT 179 December 2015
Teck Highland Valley Copper v. United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union November 2015
Acquisition for LGC Group August 2015
TRIGO and PIC join forces October 2015
Stella-Jones acquires Ram Forest Group October 2015
Canadian Pacific acquires Steelcare Inc. September 2015
Weins Canada Inc. acquires two dealerships in Barrie, Ontario September 2015
Stern Partners acquires retail business and assets of Comark Inc. August 2015
Hiamey c. Conseil Scolaire de District Catholique Centre-Sud et al., 2015 ONSC 5113 (CanLII) August 2015
Intact Financial Corporation Acquires Canadian Direct Insurance May 2015
Canadian Forces Anne Cole v. Veterans Review and Appeal Board May 2015
Carmelite Day Nursery Employees v Service Employment International Union (SEIU) Local 1 Canada v Carmelite Day Nursery April 2015
Carmelite Day Nursery Employees v Service Employment International Union (SEIU) Local 1 Canada April 2015
Successful defence of an employee’s grievance alleging he had not been properly accommodated by the employer March 2015
Iler obo others v. Corporation of Delta and others (No. 2), 2015 BCHRT 47 March 2015
Esurance expands into Canada with the launch of Esurance Insurance Company of Canada February 2015
Air Liquide Canada Inc. v United Steelworkers February 2015
TVA Group closes Vision Globale acquisition for $118 million December 2014
Tsebo Outsourcing Group International completes US$21 million acquisition of 75% of Allterrain Services Inc. December 2014
Equity financing of $7 million November 2014
Kingspan Group PLC acquires Vicwest Inc. for $350 million and immediately sells Vicwest’s Westeel Division for $221.5 million to AG Growth International Inc. November 2014
Slanina v. Rio Tinto Alcan and others, 2014 BCHRT 229 October 2014
Dessau transfers its engineering assets to Stantec September 2014
International Association Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers, Local 765 v Jovalco Group Corporation, 2014 CanLII 55771 (ON LRB) September 2014
Thomas v. Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, 2014 HRTO 1339 (CanLII) September 2014
Grafoid announces the acquisition of Alcereco September 2014
Advising and representing a major pension fund in connection with various complaints made to the Pension Funds Adjudicator, the distribution of surplus and various issues, including litigation arising from that.
Representing an employer before the CCMA in respect of a dispute relating to whether a person is an employee or an independent contractor. June 2014
Reviewing arbitration award in the Labour Court for an employer in respect of an employee who was dismissed for being absent without leave to attend a training to become a sangoma. June 2014
Advising a client with regards to outsourcing of services, the application of the Labour Relations Act to the transaction, and employment issues that arose therefrom. June 2014
Innovative Civil Constructors completes corporate reorganization and recapitalization with Eiffage Infrastructures Canada June 2014
Reddick v. Best Buy Canada Ltd., 2014 HRTO 902 (CanLII) June 2014
Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. Acquires Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions, Inc. June 2014
Advising and representing the Multi-Linked Umbrella Pension and Provident Funds in litigation with former service providers. July 2011
Unifor, Local 41-0 v. Nestle Purina PetCare June 2014
Lumenpulse acquires Projection Lighting Limited for C$30.4 million June 2014
Hiamey c. Association des Enseignantes et des Enseignants Franco-Ontariens 2014 ONSC 2608 (CanLII) May 2014
General Electric completes acquisition of Wurldtech Security May 2014
4I Capital acquires Debro Chemicals from Nova May 2014
Vandebogart v. Nyrstar Myra Falls and others, 2014 BCHRT 93 April 2014
Essilor International acquires Coastal Contacts for approximately $430 million April 2014
Vétoquinol acquires the animal health activities of Bioniche Life Sciences April 2014
Teck Coal Limited v. British Columbia (Human Rights Tribunal), 2014 BCSC 642 April 2014
Ontario Nurses’ Association v Victorian Order of Nurses and NSM CCAC March 2014
Clive Roy v. Co-operators General Insurance Company February 2014
Gate Gourmet obtains order to prevent picketing and unlawful strike February 2014
CCMP completes acquisition of Jamieson Laboratories January 2014
Bayview Village Shopping Centre sold for CAD $500 million by Orlando Corporation January 2014
Gate Gourmet Canada Inc. v. Teamsters Local Union 647 January 2014
Enforcing restraint of trade agreement in the Labour Court. December 2013
Advising contractors on issues relating to labour unrest at the Medupi power station December 2013
Just Energy Group Inc. announces closing of the sale of Terra Grain Fuels Inc. December 2013
IBM Canada Limited v. Waterman, 2013 SCC 70 December 2013
Advising a number of funds and individuals in connection with various issues, including litigation in connection with an outsourcing project. December 2013
Represented FortisBC throughout Labour Dispute and Injunction December 2013
Enforcing restraint of trade agreement in the High Court December 2013
Advised and represented employer throughout major unionized labour dispute in British Columbia December 2013
Menard v. Royal Bank of Canada, 2013 FCA 273 (CanLII) November 2013
North Castle Partners’ portfolio company Curves International acquires Jenny Craig weight loss business November 2013
Agropur acquires exporting firm November 2013
Spectra Energy v. Unifor, Local 686B (K.L. Drug Testing) (November 8, 2013), Interim Award, unreported November 2013
Aveos CCAA proceedings November 2013
Dismissal of a human rights complaint on the basis of timeliness October 2013
St. Michael's Hospital v. Ontario Nurses' Association (October 10, 2013, Arbitrator G. Charney) October 2013
Naidu v. Stuyver’s Bake Studio and another, 2013 BCHRT 234 October 2013
Arbitration over the termination of an employee who claimed to be sick October 2013
PricewaterhouseCoopers completes sale of its pension wind-up business to Mercer (Canada) August 2013
Trotec Canada acquires Engraver’s Express, Grav-Tech Canada and Stenlagraph July 2013
Complaint to the Labour Relations Board that a strike vote was improper because of Union interference in the vote resulting in the vote being declared to be invalid July 2013
Arbitration at a major community college over the layoff of instructors July 2013
Seaway Marine acquitted of all charges June 2013
Sobeys Inc. to Acquire Canada Safeway for C$5.8 Billion June 2013
Layer 7 is Acquired by CA Technologies June 2013
Head of the Prime Minister’s RCMP protection unit defends attacks against his reputation June 2013
N-able Acquired by SolarWinds for US $120 Million May 2013
Economical Mutual Insurance Company v. British Columbia (Information and Privacy Commissioner) 2013 BCSC 903 May 2013
Tober Enterprises (1979) Ltd and HY Louie Co Limited v. United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Local 1518 2013 CanLII 34337 April 2013
Unipex Group acquires Baralex inc. from Manitex Capital inc. April 2013
First Quantum Announces Successful Completion of the C$5.1 billion Offer for Inmet April 2013
Connor v. Vancouver Shipyards Co Ltd, 2012 BCCA 147 March 2012
CCMP’s portfolio company Milacron completes acquisition of Mold-Masters for an enterprise value of C$975 million March 2013
Fasken Martineau advises FTSE Group on the creation of the FTSE TMX Debt Capital Markets February 2013
Radware acquires Strangeloop Networks, leader in web-performance optimization (WPO) solutions for e-commerce and enterprise applications February 2013
Successful defence of UBC’s ability to collect GPS information about its employees February 2013
Badour v. Provincial Health Services Authority and others (No. 2), 2013 BCHRT 11 January 2013
Weichselbaumer v. IBM Canada, 2013 BCHRT 10 January 2013
Successful defence of a human rights complaint on the basis of disability resulting in dismissal of the complaint and costs being awarded against the complainant January 2013
Menard v. Royal Bank of Canada, 2013 FC 2 January 2013
H.Y. Louie Company Ltd. v. Teamsters Local Union No. 213 (2013), 228 L.A.C. (4th) 94 December 2012
Kastens v. Bank of Nova Scotia, 2012 BCSC 1893 December 2012
Matusiak v. IBM Canada Ltd., 2012 BCSC 1784 November 2012
Guiri v. CREIT Management L.P. October 2012
Co-operators General Insurance Company completes sale of L’Union Canadienne, Compagnie d’Assurances to Roins Financial Services Limited for $150 million October 2012
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre v. Service Employees’ International Union, Local 1.ON September 2012
Intact Financial Corporation acquires JEVCO Insurance Company for $530 million September 2012
Acted for AngloGold Ashanti Limited during the industry-wide strike action during 2012 after Marikana. July 2012
The Co-operators Group Limited to sell L'Union Canadienne, Compagnie d'Assurances for $150 million June 2012
Kamali v. Affordable Housing Societies, (1 June 2012), Vancouver CA039924 (B.C.C.A.) June 2012
Tessier Ltée v. Québec (Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail), 2012 SCC 23 May 2012
Julia Sloane v The Attorney General of Canada, 2012 FC 567 May 2012
Chartwell and Health Care REIT acquire Maestro portfolio May 2012
FTQ v. Procureur général du Québec April 2012
Kamali v. Affordable Housing Societies, 2012 BCSC 692 April 2012
Symbility Solutions completes acquisition of Marshall & Swift/Boeckh's claims division April 2012
JMC Steel Group, Inc. completes $100 million acquisition of Lakeside Steel Inc. March 2012
Matos v. Rio Tinto Alcan and another, 2012 BCHRT 25 February 2012
Catalyst Paper Corporation files for CCAA protection in Canada with reciprocal Chapter 15 proceedings in the US January 2012
Brookside Foods Ltd. acquired by The Hershey Company January 2012
Jones v. Tsige, 2012 ONCA 32 January 2012
Canusa-CPS v. United Steelworkers, Local 1-1000 November 2011
Sterling Shoes Inc. and Sterling Shoes GP Inc. (together, Sterling) granted creditor protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (the CCAA) October 2011
Szczypiorkowski v. Coast Capital Savings Credit Union, 2011 BCSC 1376 October 2011
Heilman v. First Canada (No. 3), 2011 BCHRT 260 September 2011
Canusa-CPA; A Division of Shawcor Ltd. v. United Steelworkers, Local 1-1000 September 2011
Decision to dismiss a human rights complaint on a preliminary application August 2011
Lead attorney for SAA in the matter of AUSA obo Barnes v South African Airways, which has defined the law in relation to second generation outsourcing transactions. July 2011
Vasey v. St. Michael's Hospital June 2011
BC Supreme Court grants Air Canada its application for injunction against Canadian Auto Workers Union to restrain unlawful picketing June 2011
Canadian publisher concludes renewed and increased $60 million credit facilities June 2011
Roper Industries acquires Northern Digital for $200 million June 2011
Desjardins Credit Union amalgamates with Meridian Credit Union June 2011
United Rentals acquires Venetor Group April 2011
Upper Lakes Group sells shipping business to Algoma Central Corporation April 2011
MIJO Corporation sold to DG FastChannel
Goldcorp signs landmark mining agreement with Crees of northern Quebec February 2011
Writers Guild of Canada BC EST # RD021/11 February 2011
Scotiabank completes acquisition of DundeeWealth for $2.3 billion February 2011
Federal Court of Canada confirms limitations on the duty to accommodate in dispute between MTS Allstream and former employee January 2011
Modernization of the Dentistry Profession January 2011
Scope of the Profession of Architect and Engineer January 2011
Diploma acquires Carsen Medical in cross-border transaction December 2010
Internet Brands acquired by Hellman & Friedman in US$640 million deal December 2010
Morguard closes second core industrial fund in Canada November 2010
AECOM completes cross-border acquisition of RSW November 2010
Ubisoft acquires Quazal Technologies November 2010
Advent International acquires BOS Solutions November 2010
Barta v. Sears Canada and another (No 2), 2010 BCHRT 289 October 2010
L.V. Lomas buys Hacrima Holdings September 2010
Parker Hannifin acquires Micro Thermo Technologies August 2010
Syndicat des professeurs et des professeures de l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières v. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, 2010 SCC 30, [2010] 2 S.C.R. 132 July 2010
GS Engineering & Construction chosen for $310 million oilsands EPC project for Harvest Energy July 2010
PwC sells certain regional personal insolvency practices to Meyers Norris Penny July 2010
VisionTV sells broadcasting assets to ZoomerMedia in $25 million transaction June 2010
NFI Industries acquires IPD Global June 2010
Royal Bank of Canada v. Wu, 2010 FCA 144 June 2010
Kitimat Modernization Project June 2010
Andrew Peller Limited sells Granville Island Brewing Company May 2010
Represented FortisBC in the successful defense of a contracting out grievance with respect to civil work during the construction of a new substation: FortisBC Inc. - and - IBEW, Local 213 (Kettle Valley Substation Contracting Grievance), April 24, 2009 April 2010
BHP Billiton Canada acquires Athabasca Potash in $331 million deal March 2010
Verrus sold to PayPoint for $45 million March 2010
Internet service provider obtains an injunction March 2010
MDS completes divestiture of instrument division to Danaher for US$650 million February 2010
PwC acquires MTS Allstream's professional services consulting group January 2010
Dismissal of a human rights complaint against an employer because the employee did not cooperate with the accommodation provided January 2010
Open Link acquires dbc SMARTsoftware January 2010
The Practice of Public Accountancy in Québec January 2010
Soft drink manufacturer forced to respect a service agreement January 2010
Cummins completes acquisition of Canadian distributor in cross-border transaction January 2010
Dismissal of police officers under the Police Act December 2009
Co-operators Life Insurance Company and Central 1 Credit Union complete $245 million acquisition of The CUMIS Group December 2009
Cossette acquired by Mill Road Capital in $115 million deal December 2009
XATA acquires Turnpike Global December 2009
Dismissal of a human rights complaint against a municipality with respect to traffic December 2009
Defending the interests of a major Quebec daily newspaper November 2009
Bear Mountain Wind Park goes live - ENERCON turbines power British Columbia's first fully operational wind farm November 2009
Ixia acquires Agilent Technologies' N2X Product Line for US$44 million October 2009
Logistec acquires Rideau Bulk Terminals October 2009
Grey Island Systems acquired by WebTech Wireless October 2009
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre v. Ontario Nurses' Association, 2009 CanLII 61415 (Arbitrator R. Goodfellow) October 2009
International Power acquires Canadian wind farm developer AIM PowerGen October 2009
Canada Post wins before Quebec Court of Appeal October 2009
FCI sells North American-based electrical division to Hubbell for US$360 million October 2009
Quanta Services acquires Price Gregory Services October 2009
Alliance Grain Traders Income Fund completes $104 million transformational acquisition and conversion from income trust to corporation
Supreme Court issues landmark decision in closely watched pension law case August 2009
MIJO acquires Thunder North
CCMP Capital stalking horse bidder in Eddie Bauer bankruptcy July 2009
Northland Power Income Fund merges with Northland Power Inc. July 2009
Advising and representing a major pension fund in connection with its involvement in a surplus stripping scheme. July 2009
Ontario Superior Court issues injunction against picketing union workers and orders union to pay legal costs July 2009
Summit Corporation divests its zebrafish services business unit to Evotec AG May 2009
Dismissals for economic reasons May 2009
Adjudication of grievances May 2009
Rexnord acquires Fontaine-Alliance February 2009
Western Financial Group and Bank West acquire AgriFinancial Canada February 2009
FCI acquires IMPLO Technologies January 2009
Petro-Canada in a labour dispute December 2008
Linens 'N Things insolvency proceedings October 2008
Handleman sells its Canadian music operations to Anderson Merchandisers September 2008
Aggreko acquires Alberta-based rental power specialist August 2008
Lift Technologies sold to Calvi Holding August 2008
C.H. Robinson Worldwide acquires Transera International August 2008
Landmark settlement restores pensions for agricultural co-ops' workers July 2008
Klöckner sells Canadian subsidiary Namasco to Samuel, Son & Co. July 2008
Travelzest acquires The Cruise Professionals for $13 million June 2008
Longbow Resources sold to TriAxon Resources June 2008
Parker Hannifin Corporation acquires Vansco Electronics April 2008
Foresters completes acquisition of Unity Life in Canada's first and still only sponsored April 2008
Yildiz Holding A.S. purchases Godiva Chocolatier business from Campbell Soup for US$850 million March 2008
North Castle Partners acquires World Health Club March 2008
Nstein Technologies acquires Picdar February 2008
MetroBridge Networks completes acquisition of Utah Broadband February 2008
Southfield Capital Advisors invests in Reinforced Plastics Systems January 2008
Rainmaker sells post production and visual effects operations to Deluxe January 2008
A German manufacturer of wind-energy turbines obtains work permits in Canada January 2008
NewPage buys North American paper operations of Stora Enso in US $2.5 billion deal December 2007
Cerberus sells GDX Automotive to Metzeler Automotive Profile Systems December 2007
MIJO buys Broadcast Duplication Network
Liqui-Box sells performance films business to Exopack November 2007
Rio Tinto acquires Alcan in $38 billion deal to form world's leader in aluminum November 2007
International Automotive Components completes Collins & Aikman soft trim acquisition October 2007
United Group completes US$408 million acquisition of UNICCO September 2007
Diploma acquires 75% of AMT Vantage Holdings for up to $30 million August 2007
Association des Policiers provinciaux du Québec v. Sûreté du Québec August 2007
DaimlerChrysler sells Chrysler Group to Cerberus Capital Management in US$7.4 billion deal August 2007
Goodyear sells Engineered Products Division to Carlyle Group for US$1.475 billion August 2007
Cerberus Capital Management completes US$1 billion purchase of Tower Automotive July 2007
Marek Kopczynski v. RSW inc. July 2007
Providence Equity Partners acquires Decision Resources July 2007
City of Vancouver, BCLRB No.s B138/2007; B150/2007; B202/2007; B211/2007; B214/2007 July 2007
Cossette Communications acquires 65.4% of Dare Digital Limited for a purchase price that could rise up to £30 million June 2007
Kerry (Canada) Inc. v. DCA Employees Pension Committee, 86 O.R. (3d) 1 (C.A.) June 2007
BC Supreme Court grants Canadian Pacific Railway interlocutory injunction against unlawful picketing by Teamsters June 2007
US private equity firm buys majority interest in Canadian menswear retailer Grafton-Fraser May 2007
Smiths Group completes US$4.8 billion sale of aerospace business to General Electric Company May 2007
Baxters Canada buys Aylmer and Primo brand soup business from CanGro Foods May 2007
MDS sells diagnostics business to Borealis Infrastructure Management in $1.325 billion transaction March 2007
ZTC Telecommunication lists on AIM via reverse acquisition by Cassian Investments March 2007
Fraser Surrey Docks sold to Macquarie Infrastructure Partners March 2007
Foraco International acquires Canadian operations of Connors Drilling February 2007
Silgan Holdings acquires Cousins-Currie for $48.3 million December 2006
Dale-Parizeau LM and Morris & Mackenzie merge - Hunter Keilty Muntz & Beatty acquires part of Morris & Mackenzie's business December 2006
Martinrea International purchases North American body and chassis operations from ThyssenKrupp Budd Company for US$275 million November 2006
Nexans Canada inc. v. Métallurgistes Unis d'Amérique Local 6687 November 2006
Collective Labour Agreement and Public Order October 2006
Travelzest acquires iTravel2000.com for $51.5 million October 2006
HMSHost Corporation acquires Cara Operations' airport terminal restaurant division for $62 million October 2006
Tanzania Gold is re-admitted to trading on AIM and raises £2.5 million in a placing September 2006
Hilton Canada sells last five Canadian hotels for $243 million September 2006
Bell Globemedia acquires CHUM September 2006
Maddocks Systems, Canada's largest provider of enterprise-level trucking software, acquired by TMW Systems September 2006
Vision Capital acquires businesses of AEA Technology plc for up to £76.4 million September 2006
Kennametal buys Camco Group
The landmark Constitutional Court decision of Cosatu and Another v Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited and Others July 2006
GMP Capital Trust completes EdgeStone acquisition for $155.4 million July 2006
Plectrum Petroleum raises £2.5 million on AIM June 2008
Cedar Fair acquires Paramount Parks for US$1.24 billion June 2006
The Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories grants BHP Billiton Diamonds an interlocutory injunction against PSAC June 2006
Chancery Software sold to Pearson Education May 2006
Ubisoft obtains the issuance of a safeguard order upholding the validity of the non-competition clause which binds Martin Tremblay May 2006
RC Hotel Ventures purchases Richmond, BC hotel for $22 million April 2006
GPX International Tire purchases MITL April 2006
Kerry Group acquires North American food ingredients businesses for US$83 million
Rebel shareholders seek control over SkyePharma March 2006
Data processing business sells for £20 million March 2006
Morse Automotive sells Gunn Metal Stampings to Qualitor March 2006
Toyotetsu Canada to build $50 million Canadian automotive parts plant in Simcoe, Ontario March 2006
Fillion et Frères (1976) inc. v. Syndicat national des employés de garage du Québec inc., [2006] 1RCS 27 January 2006
Pan-Oston (U.S.) merges with Complete Retail Solutions January 2006
Cain v. Clarica Life Insurance Co., 263 D.L.R. (4th) 368 (Alta. C.A. December 15, 2005) December 2005
Plectrum Petroleum raises £3 million on AIM October 2005
Dofasco acquires Copperweld businesses for US$178 million October 2005
Medical Capital Holdings acquires Specialty Board Games in Canadian exchangeable share transaction
Paterson v. DaimlerChrysler Canada Inc., (2005) CanLII 32576 (ON S.C.) September 2005
Nautical Petroleum acquires Alba Resources August 2005
Brand Services acquires operating assets of Aluma Group for $225 million July 2005
Tran v. Lemerz Canada Inc. (2005), 140 A.C.W.S. (3d) 110 (S.C.J.) June 2005
IGN Entertainment, Inc. acquires www.AskMen.com May 2005
BC Supreme Court grants TELUS breach of confidence injunction against Telecommunications Workers’ Union April 2005
SPX sells Edwards Systems Technology business to General Electric for $1.4 billion March 2005
Curtiss-Wright subsidiary acquires Indal Technologies for $78 million March 2005
Molson and Coors complete $7.7 billion merger February 2005
Alcan –and- CAW-Canada (Charbonneau Grievance), [2005] B.C.C.A.A.A. No. 226 (Hope) (QL) January 2005
HudBay Minerals acquires Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting from Anglo American December 2004
ING Canada acquires Allianz of Canada December 2004
Abbotsford hospital P3 project reaches financial close December 2004
Peel District School Board renews collective agreements with CUPE, OSSTF, ETFO (1986-2004) December 2004
CHUM completes $265 million purchase of Craig Media and financing December 2004
Revision of Accreditation December 2004
Dowling v. Ontario (Workplace Safety and Insurance Board) (2004), 246 D.L.R. (4th) 65 (Ont. C.A.) November 2004
Halasz v. Systech Retail Systems (Canada) Inc. (2005), 73 O.R. (3d) 179 (Ont. S.C.J. - Commercial List) per Ground J. November 2004
McCain Foods acquires Manitoba processing plant from Nestlé Canada subsidiary October 2004
MIJO buys Stancon Video
The Independent Order of Foresters enters into outsourcing arrangement with CGI September 2004
Cable operator Persona Inc. acquired for $406 million by consortium of Canadian and U.S. private equity groups July 2004
Doman Industries completes restructuring July 2004
Eastmond v. Canadian Pacific Railway, [2004], 16 Admin. L.R. (4th) 275; 33 C.P.R. (4th) 1 (FC) June 2004
Valley First Financial Services Ltd. v. Trach, 2004 BCCA 312 June 2004
MAAX acquired by investor group for $640 million June 2004
DuPont Canada sells textiles and interior businesses in its largest transaction ever April 2004
Seaspan International, [2004] CIRB no. 267; 117 CLRBR (2d) 161 March 2004
Province of Ontario legislates end to teachers' strike in Toronto and Simcoe County (2003) December 2003
Represented British Columbia Railway Company throughout a period of major restructuring culminating in the transfer of its freight business to a major, national railway September 2003
Glendale International completes sale of electronics business to Circuit World July 2003
Right of refusal to work June 2003
Energizer Holdings completes purchase of Schick-Wilkinson Sword for US$930 million March 2003
P&O Ports Canada acquires assets of Casco Terminals and Canadian Stevedoring businesses of BCR Marine February 2003
Desjardins Group acquires Province of Ontario Savings Office, and creates Desjardins Credit Union Inc. January 2003
Kerry (Canada) acquires Metarom Canada
Prince Rupert Port Authority, [2002] CIRB no. 203 November 2002
Kerry (Canada) acquires Rector Foods Group
PwC sells consulting and technology services business to IBM in US$3.5 billion deal October 2002
B.H. (Next Friend of) v. Alberta (Director of Child Welfare) [2003] 7 W.W.R. 644 (Alta. C.A. April 26, 2002), leave to appeal refused by Supreme Court of Canada. [2002] S.C.C.A. No. 196 (S.C.C. July 11, 2002) July 2002
Standard Register acquires InSystems Technologies for US$89 million July 2002
Hinds et al. v. Ontario (Superintendent of Pensions) (2002), 58 O.R. (3d) 367 (Ont. C.A.) February 2002
TD Bank Financial Group sells its internal and external custody business (transferring $75 billion of custodial assets under administration) to CIBC Mellon January 2002
TD Bank Financial Group transfers more than $8 billion of assets under administration to subsidiary of AGF Management January 2002
ING Canada acquires insurance business from Zurich North America Canada
St. Lawrence Cement acquires indirect subsidiary of Lafarge November 2001
Certain Employees of White Spot and White Spot -and- CAW-Canada, Local 3000, BCLRB No. B336/2001 and CAW-Canada, Local 3000 v. British Columbia (Labour Relations Board), 2002 B.C.S.C. 769 August 2001
Ontario Hydro transfers $12.5 billion of pension fund June 2001
Conducted an investigation using terms of reference that established precedent for solicitor/client privilege protection of harassment investigation reports (Gower v Tolko Manitoba Inc., 2001 MBCA 11)
Ontario Ministry of Correctional Services in public-private partnership agreement with Utah corporation May 2001
MacMillan Bloedel Limited, Powell River Division -and- CPU, Local 76, [1991] B.C.C.A.A.A. No. 83 (Munroe) (QL) January 2001
Eriksen v. Fletcher Challenge Canada Limited, 2000 BCCA 512 September 2000
PricewaterhouseCoopers signs US$625 million outsourcing deal with Nortel Networks April 2000
BCIT –and- CUPE, Local Union 3643 et al., BCLRB Letter Decision No. B62/95 and BCIT –and- BCIT Faculty and Staff Association, BCLRB No. B61/2000 February 2000
Ciciretto v. Embassy Cleaners Inc. (1998), 75 O.T.C. 91 (Ont. Gen. Div.) per Hoilett, J.; aff'd (1999), 126 O.A.C. 274 (Ont. C.A.) October 1999
PACCAR of Canada Ltd. (Canadian Kenworth Company Division) the Canadian Association of Industrial, Mechanical and Allied Workers, Local 14 et al., (1990) 62 DLR (4th) 62 October 1989
Canada Labour Code Adjudicator Upholds WestJet's Termination of Employee for Cause March 2014
Via Rail Canada inc. and Georges Cairns et al, (2007) CIRB decision No. 390.
Tourbières Lambert inc. v. Syndicat des employés de Tourbières Lambert inc.

Publications

Labour broking making the client the sole employer after the expiry of the three months
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
18 July 2017
Employer-Friendly Restrictive Covenant Decisions Bloom in Ontario and Alberta | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 18, 2017
Broader workplace harassment claims: is Canada becoming more litigious?
International Law Office Newsletter
July 12, 2017
Probationary Clauses: Employers Beware | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 10, 2017
Don’t Take a Chance on it: The Uncertainty of ESA-only Termination Clauses | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 27, 2017
U.S. Border Security Proposals: Implications for Canadian Organizations and Privacy
Trump and the Changing Political Landscape in the U.S.
June 21, 2017
Professionals Take Heed: A Decision at the Crossroads of Disciplinary Law and Cybersecurity
Privacy & Information Protection Bulletin
June 19, 2017
Employer did not Discriminate against Cocaine Addict Who was Dismissed for Cause
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 16, 2017
Spring Blooms and Post-Employment Restrictions: Court Rules Seasonal Employee not Bound by Non-Competition Clause | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 14, 2017
Alcohol & Drugs in the Canadian Transport Industry: Part II
The Transportation Lawyer Magazine
June 12, 2017
Uninformed, Untrained & Unprepared: Ignoring Safety Laws Leads to Hefty Fine for Ontario Employer
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
June 12, 2017
British Columbia updated OHS Regulation with respect to Joint Committee and Safety Representative Requirements
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
June 12, 2017
Amendments to Ontario’s Mining Regulations
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
June 12, 2017
What Not to do When the OHS Inspector Arrives
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
June 12, 2017
The Good, the Bad and the Troubling: Fasken Martineau’s 2017 Employer Occupational Health and Safety Survey Report
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
June 12, 2017
Donald Trump, Paris and the Climate Policy Two-Step
Trump and the Changing Political Landscape in the U.S.
June 7, 2017
China’s Priorities for a Free Trade Agreement with Canada
June 6, 2017
Ontario Employers Brace for Employment and Labour Legislative Shakeup | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 6, 2017
Substantial Award Against Employer in Sexual Harassment Case Upheld on Appeal | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 29, 2017
Ontario Announces Major Changes for Pension Plans
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
May 25, 2017
La grève dans le secteur de la construction est-elle un cas de force majeure ?
Bulletin Droit Construction - Droit du travail
23 mai 2017
The Limits of Employees’ Freedom of Expression during Collective Bargaining | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 16, 2017
I Quit! Or Did I? | The HR Space
Labour, Eployment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 15, 2017
Ontario’s WSIB to Implement New Premium Rate Framework | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 8, 2017
Safety Incidents: The Right to Remain Silent vs. The Obligation to Speak | The HR Space
Labour, Epmoyment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 2, 2017
Canada as a Business Destination: Immigration Considerations
Trump and the Changing Political Landscape in the U.S.
April 25, 2017
English vs French - Linguistic favoritism by Tax Court Judge : decision quashed by the FCA
April 24, 2017
The Good, The Bad, and The Troubling: Fasken Martineau’s 2017 Employer Occupational Health and Safety Survey Report
April 20, 2017
An Employer’s Obligations in Terms of Section 60 of the Employment Equity Act, 1998
April 2017
Ontario Court Awards Three Types of Damage in Sexual Harassment Case
International Law Office - Employment & Benefits Newsletter
April 19, 2017
Enquiries Regarding Employee “Medical” Marijuana Use | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 19, 2017
IP Rights Holders: The Sky is Not Falling - Life Under Trump's NAFTA
Trump and the Changing Political Landscape in the U.S.
April 11, 2017
My Boss is Unionized? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 10, 2017
Fasken Martineau Lawyers to Argue Before the Supreme Court of Canada: Critical Question Relating to the Scope of Human Rights Legislation
Human Rights Bulletin
March 27, 2017
Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada: Employer Compliance Rules | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 23, 2017
U.S. Estate Tax repeal – Will it be the “Death” of your planning?
Trump and the Changing Political Landscape in the U.S.
March 16, 2017
Payments To Non-Striking Employees Made at Employer’s Peril
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 16, 2017
Canada’s Door is Always Open | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 14, 2017
Trading with America: Planning for an Unpredictable Future
Trump and the Changing Political Landscape in the U.S.
March 9, 2017
Canada is Open for Business
Trump and the Changing Political Landscape in the US
March 2, 2017
Clarification to Regulation 834 Re: “Critical Injuries”
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
February 21, 2017
Winter Months = Cold Temperatures + Risk of Cold Stress
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
February 21, 2017
Owner Gets Three Days in Jail for OHS Offence
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
February 21, 2017
Higher Potential Penalty Affects Negotiating Ability
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
February 21, 2017
Couriers Covered by WSIB Benefits
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
February 21, 2017
The AODA: 2017 Deadlines
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
February 21, 2017
Alberta Proposes New Anti-Harassment Legislation
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
February 21, 2017
Arbitration Awards: Stuck in a Time Warp
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 20, 2017
Can A Workplace Policy in and of Itself Constitute Harassment? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 16, 2017
Lessons For Managers from the Quebéc City Shootings | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 9, 2017
Let’s Get to Work: An HR Perspective to Doing Business in Canada
Labour, Employment and Human Rights guide
February 8, 2017
Termination for Off-Duty Conduct: Where is the Line? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 31, 2017
Mental Illness in the Workplace | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 23, 2017
Loi 110 : un vent de changement dans le régime de négociation collective dans le secteur municipal?
Bulletin Droit du travail
19 janvier 2017
Get Ready for Strangers at your Collective Bargaining Table | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 17, 2017
Ringing in 2017 in Style(s) : the Alberta Court of Appeal’s First 2017 Decision is a Gift to Employers | The HR Space Bulletin
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 12, 2017
The Duty to Disclose a Medical Condition in a Pre-Employment Questionnaire | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 5, 2017
An Employer-Friendly Outlier: Termination Clause with No Mention of Severance Pay or Benefits Continuation Upheld | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 21, 2016
Aggravated or Punitive Damages - Not Automatic in Cause Cases | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 8, 2016
Termination provision enforceable despite no mention of severance pay or benefit continuation
International Law Office & HR Hero
December 7, 2016
Update on Gender Identity and Expression in the Workplace | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 1, 2016
Introducing the National Minimum Wage
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 29, 2016
Can I take that back, please? When employees seek to set aside notice of resignation | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 23, 2016
Know Your Role – A Regulator’s Mischaracterization can be Fatal to an OHS Prosecution | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 17, 2016
Show Me The Money!
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 15, 2016
Changes to Construction Regulations - Are You Ready?
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
November 8, 2016
Do’s and Don’ts: Continuing Salary During a Workers’ Compensation Claim
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
November 8, 2016
Signage in the Workplace
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
November 8, 2016
Occupational Health and Safety: All workers are at risk, regardless of their religion
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
November 8, 2016
A Lesson on Training from the Court
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
November 8, 2016
The Coroner’s Inquest: Understanding and Managing a Unique Legal Risk
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
November 8, 2016
Union official’s sexist comments constitutionally protected | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 3, 2016
Federal Government to Introduce New Accessibility Laws | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 1, 2016
Terminated Employee Awarded Bonus Despite Its “Active Employment" Requirement | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 27, 2016
Turning the Tables: An Employer’s Use of Social Media Examined | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 25, 2016
Ensuring a Smooth Crossing: New Procedures to Follow Before a U.S. National Makes an Application at a Canadian Port of Entry | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 20, 2016
Early Termination of Fixed Term Contract Proves Costly | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 13, 2016
Working in a Unionized Workplace - Protection Against Lawsuits By Unionized Colleagues | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 11, 2016
Commentary on Québec (Commission d'accès à l'information du) c. ArcelorMittal Montréal inc. – The adjudicator does not have exclusive jurisdiction … this time!
Published in Repères, EYB2016REP2036.
September 2016
Employee Surveillance: Is a Doctor's Impression Reasonable Grounds? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 29, 2016
Litigation and the Aging Workforce: Have we gone too far?
Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2016
September 28, 2016
Human Rights Tribunal Jurisdiction Requires Employment Relationship | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 26, 2016
Drastic Changes to Ontario’s Workplace Laws Under Consideration
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 22, 2016
Knock Knock - Are You Prepared for a Search Warrant? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 20, 2016
A further nail in the coffin of the “automatic termination clause” in the labour broker relationship
Labour, Employment & Human Rights
September 15, 2016
Post-Discharge Earning Opportunities - Who Must Prove What? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 8, 2016
Evaluating Employees during their Probationary Period: Can Subjective Criteria be Considered? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 6, 2016
Permanent Marker in an Employee’s File: Arbitration Awards cannot be Erased | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 31, 2016
GHS and “WHMIS 2015” Compliance Update
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
August 29, 2016
Cutting Through the Haze: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace 101
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
August 29, 2016
Lessons Learned from the Metron Construction Saga
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
August 29, 2016
Ministry of Labour “Workplace Violence” Prosecutions in the Health Care Sector : An Acquittal & A Conviction
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
August 29, 2016
Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal finds WSIB Fatal Claim Policy Not Authorized by the Legislation
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
August 29, 2016
Are you Ready for Bill 132?: Ontario’s New Sexual Violence and Harassment Law
"Do" Diligence: OHS/WSIB Newsletter
August 29, 2016
Beware of the Allure of an Automatic Termination Clause
Labour, Employment & Human Rights
August 26, 2016
Glimmer of Hope for Random Drug & Alcohol Testing | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 18, 2016
The Ontario Government’s “Intransigent” Bargaining Strategy with Teachers is Unconstitutional, Says Court | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 15, 2016
Employers Should be Proactive in Managing Workers’ Compensation Claims | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 9, 2016
The Intersection Between Hours of Work and Health and Safety | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 27, 2016
More boards presuming PTSD caused by work
Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine
July 25, 2016
Federal employees protected against without cause dismissal
International Law Office
July 20, 2016
Federal Employees Protected Against Without Cause Dismissal -Wilson v. AECL | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 18, 2016
Benefits Beyond 65? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 13, 2016
Harassment in the Workplace: Does the Victim’s Perception Matter? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 6, 2016
2016 Agreement Respecting Multi-Jurisdictional Pension Plans
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
July 5, 2016
Ontario court finds government's 'intransigent’ bargaining strategy unconstitutional
International Law Office
June 29, 2016
In The Human Rights World, Frustration Is Not Enough | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 23, 2016
When an Economic Downturn Requires Employers to Make Difficult Decisions | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 16, 2016
No Dismissal Arising From Sale of Business to Less Prestigious Owner | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 30, 2016
Springing into action: Ontario's plan to stop workplace sexual violence and harassment
International Law Office Newsletter
April 27, 2016
One Strike: You’re Out! | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 16, 2016
Building a Safer Workplace
April 29, 2016
Canada’s Pension Regulators Are Getting Serious About Good Governance of Pension Plans
Pensions & Benefits
April 27, 2016
Workers Comp Changes For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Claims | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 21, 2016
New Draft Mining Charter – Compliance & Context
Global Mining Group Bulletin
April 19, 2016
The employment consequences of appointing a new service provider
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
April 18, 2016
Canada’s New Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) Procedure: Obtain an eTA Before You Fly…But No Enforcement Yet | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 11, 2016
Notice of Resignation by Employees | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 30, 2016
Proactive Steps to Promote Workplace Mental Health | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 28, 2016
The Importance of Properly Drafted Last Chance Agreements | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 24, 2016
A Reminder That Directors Of A Bankrupt Corporation May Be Liable For Unpaid Wages | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 16, 2016
Contractual Termination Clause Found Unenforceable | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 10, 2016
Employer’s Finances Irrelevant Regarding Severance Obligations | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 3, 2016
Project Manager Gets 3.5 Year Jail Term Following Convictions in Metron Swing Stage Collapse | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 25, 2016
The ever-expanding duty of good faith: Recent changes to the law make a difference when terminating employment
Canadian HR Reporter
February 22, 2016
Switch to administrative penalties paying off for OSC
The Lawyers Weekly
February 19, 2016
Garden Leave and Restraint of Trade Agreements – Can garden leave be an effective substitute for a restraint undertakings or can it cause the restraint undertaking to be unenforceable?
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
February 18, 2016
When A Groundless Accusation Becomes Grounds For Dismissal | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 16, 2016
An Abbreviated Case For Cause | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 3, 2016
Investigations by Lawyers: Privileged, or Not Privileged, that is the Question | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 27, 2016
Employee Abandoned Job by Failing to Comply with Disability Plan or Return to Work | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 20, 2016
Managing the Risks Posed by Distracted Driving | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 13, 2016
Top ten New Year's resolutions for employers in 2016
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
January 8, 2016
Labour and Employment Law: Labour Relations Board
Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
January 4, 2016
New Year; New Accessibility Obligations | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 29, 2015
Further Clarification on “Unjust” Dismissals | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 10, 2015
Legal Haze: Accommodating Employees who use Medical Marijuana | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 2, 2015
Gamification” in the Health Sector: Can the Game be Taken Seriously?
Legal Blog Post published in Canada Research Chair in Collaborative Culture in Health Law and Policy
November 26, 2015
Management Rights, Volume XIV, No. 3
Federated Press
November 2015
BYOD: Privacy Issues for Canadian Employers | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 23, 2015
New Minimum Wages in South Africa: Domestic Workers
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
November 23, 2015
Judicial Review of BC Human Rights Tribunal Decisions
CLE BC Human Rights Conference 2015
November 2015
Resignation is a one way street
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
November 17, 2015
Human Rights Tribunal Awards Unprecedented Damages for Sexual Harassment | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 11, 2015
Changing Pension Investment Rules: Part II - Member Choice Accounts
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
November 9, 2015
Incentive Plan Entitlements on Wrongful Dismissal
Northern Exposure
November 8, 2015
Letting It Slip: Industry Leaders Don’t Always Set the Standard for Safety
EHSLaw Update
November 5, 2015
Changing Pension Investment Rules: Part I - DB Plans
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
November 3, 2015
Offers of Re-Employment to Former Employees: How “Come Back to Work” Does Not Always Work | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 2, 2015
New Penalties in the Temporary Foreign Worker Regime | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 29, 2015
Bill 168 Continues to Change the Legal Landscape in Ontario
EHSLaw Update
October 27, 2015
Industry Perspectives: 2009 Christmas Eve Swing Stage Tragedy Approaches Legal End
Daily Commercial News
October 26, 2015
Protection of Private Information Act - Steps Towards Compliance
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
October 26, 2015
Employee fired for expressing political views at work wins reinstatement and damages | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 19, 2015
To Cure Everything, Click Here! Is Technology Synonymous with Best Health Care?
Legal Blog Post published in Canada Research Chair in Collaborative Culture in Health Law and Policy Legal Blog Post
October 16, 2015
Sharing the Pain: Do Economic Conditions Count? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 14, 2015
Ontario’s Changing Workplace Review: Changes Coming to Ontario’s Labour and Employment Laws? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 8, 2015
Convicted Project Manager Awaits Sentencing in Five Criminal Negligence Charges
EHSLaw Update, republished in Advocate Daily
October 5, 2015
The Latest Details on Ontario’s Pension Plan
Canadian HR Reporter
October 5, 2015
Employment and Employee Benefits in Canada: Overview
Practical Law, Thomson Reuters
October 1, 2015
Defining labour rights in a globalised world: a Canadian perspective
Practical Law, Thomson Reuters
October 1, 2015
"In Denial": Alberta Court of Appeal Revisits Addiction in Workplace
International Law Office - Employment & Benefits Newsletter
September 30, 2015
British Columbia appeal court takes narrow view of new labour trilogy
International Law Office Newsletter
September 23, 2015
New era of White Collar Crime enforcement in Canada
White Collar Post
September 17, 2015
Zero Tolerance for Texting Stalker | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 14, 2015
Doing Business in Canada 2015
September 8, 2015
Employers Should Not Take Employee Performance Evaluations During Probationary Periods Lightly | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 3, 2015
Enforcement activity by U.S. FCPA Regulators
White Collar Post
September 1, 2015
Drones causing safety concerns
Canadian Occupational Safety, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd.
August 28, 2015
“In Denial”: Alberta Court of Appeal Revisits Addiction in the Workplace | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 27, 2015
The Employment Services Act - The Mechanism for Job Creation?
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
August 20, 2015
The BC Court of Appeal Takes a Narrow View of the Supreme Court of Canada's New Labour Trilogy | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 19, 2015
Employer Permitted to Post Employee Photos in Workplace | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 17, 2015
Changes to the Residency Requirement for Grants of Citizenship Now in Force | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 13, 2015
High Cost of Childcare Entitles Single Mother to Day Shifts | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 4, 2015
The cost of getting it wrong
Without Prejudice
August 1, 2015
Do You Suspect Your Employees are Sleeping at Work? A Quebec Arbitrator Holds You Have the Right to Film Them | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 29, 2015
The CCMA’s jurisdiction over Employees working beyond South Africa’s Borders
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 23, 2015
No Disclosure of Relevant Information, No Dismissal for Operational Requirements
Labour Guide
July 22, 2015
Show Me the Money - Cash Incentive Plans
International Law Office
July 22, 2015
Not all Relapses are Created Equal | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 20, 2015
Not all relapses are created equal
Employment & Benefits - Canada, International Law Office
July 20, 2015
Doing Business in Québec
July 15, 2015
Occupational Health & Safety Due Diligence Defence Alive and Well | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 14, 2015
The Constitutional Invalidity of Emolument Attachment Orders
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 10, 2015
No Increase in the Earnings Threshold
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 8, 2015
Employment Contracts, Termination Clauses and Itchy Trigger Fingers | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 8, 2015
Decisions on Pre-Existing Conditions Made Easier with New Policy
EHSLaw Update
July 6, 2015
Ultimate price for non-compliance with the LRA provisions
Without Prejudice
July 3, 2015
Unpacking the new trackless mobile machinery regulations
SA Mining
July 3, 2015
The CCMA rules on the deeming provision in respect of labour brokers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 2, 2015
Unfixing A Fixed-Term Contract | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 2, 2015
Settling Up: The Need for Specificity in Employee Releases | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 25, 2015
Managing Drug and Alcohol Misuse in the UK Workplace
EHSLaw Update
June 24, 2015
Lower Threshold for Mental Distress Damages Where Cause Allegation Unsuccessful? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 23, 2015
Bill 56 - Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Act becomes the Lobbying Transparency Act
Lobbying Law Bulletin
June 22, 2015
Does a Settlement Agreement oust the CCMA's jurisdiction?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 18, 2015
Federal Court of Appeal Clarifies Test for Veterans’ Entitlement to Disability Pension Benefit
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Bulletin
June 17, 2015
Not All Changes Equal Constructive Dismissal | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 3, 2015
Labour Law 2.0: Five Important Decisions in 2014
Published in Cahiers de la propriété intellectuelle, vol. 27, n°2, 2015, pp. 759-798
May 2015
Union Certification and Decertification Changes for Federally Regulated Employers | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 13, 2015
New Compliance Form and Fee for Employers of Foreign Work Permit Applicants | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 6, 2015
The Case For Cause With A Single Act Of Employee Misconduct | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 29, 2015
Drug Testing Does Not Always Violate Fundamental Rights | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 22, 2015
A Tale of Two Cities: Court Rules that an Employee Transferred from Ontario to New York May Not Sue for Wrongful Dismissal in Ontario | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 15, 2015
Overdue Accessibility Compliance Reports | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 9, 2015
Recognizing the Right to Strike: Important questions raised when Supreme Court ignores importance of precedent
Canadian HR Reporter
April 6, 2015
When is a Suspension Not a Suspension? When it's a Constructive Dismissal | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 1, 2015
Labour Court rules that female-only Maternity Leave Policy constitutes Unfair Discrimination
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 30, 2015
No Requirement to Accommodate Store Manager Who Could Not Serve Customers | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 25, 2015
Refusing to Collaborate in an Employer’s Psychological Harassment Investigation Can Be Grounds for Dismissal | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 23, 2015
A Swing and a Miss: Court of Appeal Confirms that Lying About Sick Days is Cause for Termination |The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 18, 2015
Constitutional right to strike: Supreme Court reshapes labour law (again)
International Law Office Newsletter
March 11, 2015
The New Labour Trilogy: The Supreme Court of Canada Reshapes Labour Law (Again)
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 12, 2015
Federal sector employers' right to dismiss employees without cause affirmed
International Law Office Newsletter
March 4, 2015
Le Programme d'insertion professionnelle du nouveau personnel enseignant: les nouveaux enseignants doivent y participer activement
CAPSLE Comments
March 2015
Employee or Self-Employed? That is the Question! | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 25, 2015
Federal Sector Employers Have Right to Dismiss Without Cause Too | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 19, 2015
Work computers and personal email privacy in the workplace
International Law Office Newsletter
February 11, 2015
Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s New Express Entry System: What Employers Should Know | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 11, 2015
BC: Major Administrative and Investigative Changes on the Way at WorkSafeBC | OHSLaw Report
Occupational Health and Safety Bulletin
February 9, 2015
Bumpy road ahead for employers applying LIFO
Without Prejudice
February 4, 2015
Can an Ontario employee transferred to New York sue for wrongful dismissal?
International Law Office Newsletter
February 4, 2015
When is Dishonesty Just Cause for Dismissal? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 4, 2015
Convalescent Period Following “Tummy Tuck” Surgery Did Not Qualify for Short Term Disability Benefits | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 3, 2015
The amendments to the Labour Relations Act will have far reaching effects
HR Pulse
January 30, 2015
Will The Threat of Jail Really Improve Workplace Safety? | OHSLaw Report
Occupational Health and Safety Bulletin, republished in ISHN
January 30, 2015
The Termination Clause as a Ticking Time Bomb: Is the Court Changing its Approach? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 28, 2015
Google: Not a Replacement for Individualized Accommodation | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 26, 2015
The Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2014 and Non-Standard Employment: The General Regulation of Part-time Employment
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 26, 2015
Changing Definitions of “Worker” Under Health and Safety Laws | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 19, 2015
The Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2014 and Non-Standard Employment: The Use of Fixed Term Contracts
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 19, 2015
The Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2014 and Non-Standard Employment: The Use of Labour Brokers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 16, 2015
Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program: What Now? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 14, 2015
The Staggering Cost of a “No Cause” Finding: Employer Pays Employee LTD Benefits to Age 65 | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 13, 2015
The Labour Relations Amendment Act, 2014 and Non-Standard Employment
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 12, 2015
Dangerous Driving: Employer Liable for Unauthorized Use of Company Vehicle | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 8, 2015
Contractual Language Rules: Commissions During the Notice Period | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 5, 2015
Employment and Employee Benefits in Canada: Overview
Practical Law, Thomson Reuters
January 2015
Ensuring Long Term Disability Insurance | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 30, 2014
Grievor’s Exaggeration of Medical Symptoms Leads to Her Dismissal | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 29, 2014
Date set for commencement of Labour Relations Amendment Act 2014
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 22, 2014
Purchaser of Bankrupt Business Acquires Golden Parachute Liability | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 17, 2014
Labour Relation Amendment Act, 2014
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 15, 2014
A Face for Radio? Employment Law Lessons from the Jian Ghomeshi Scandal | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 10, 2014
Retail Pharmacies and Their Use of Delivery Driver Services
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
December 9, 2014
When Your Departing Employee Takes What Isn’t Theirs | The HR Space
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
December 3, 2014
Restrictive Covenants
BarTalk
December 1, 2014
Family Status Discrimination
BarTalk
December 1, 2014
Can An Employer Retaliate Against An Unreasonable Complainant?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 1, 2014
New Minimum Wages: Domestic Workers
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
November 28, 2014
Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations Amendment
Corporate/Commercial Commentary
November 18, 2014
Employers Cannot Waive the Notice Period Provided by a Resigning Employee without Providing Notice | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 13, 2014
Workers’ Compensation Cases Involving Pre-Existing Conditions Made Easier with New Policy | The HR Space
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
November 10, 2014
Constructive Dismissals: Staring down the proverbial barrel of a gun
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 7, 2014
Significant implications for atypical employment relationships
The Times Legal 22 August 2014
23 August 2014
Amendments to the Labour Relations Act:  The principle of majoritarianism declines and consequences of the timing of large scale retrenchments
SA Mining 8 October 2014
8 October 2014
Obligations for employers in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act
HR Future 13 August 2013
13 August 2014
The Benefit of Serving Articles at Corporate Commercial Law Firms with a ProBono Culture
Without Prejudice 1 October 2014
1 October 2014
Conflicts of Interest and the Duty of Independence
Today's Trustee September 2014
September 2014
Solidarity obo Barnard; perhaps not as definitive a position as suggested
Without Prejudice 1 May 2014
1 May 2014
Arbitrator orders Union to pay punitive damages and legal costs of employer following Union’s involvement in illegal strike | The HR Space
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
October 30, 2014
OHS officials not immune to corruption
Canadian Occupational Safety, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd.
October 16, 2014
When Settlements Unravel: What Happens When an Employer and Employee Cannot Agree on what they Agreed to | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 14, 2014
Transitioning to the New Temporary Foreign Worker Rules | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Right Bulletin
October 6, 2014
Privacy Issues in the Labour Context: Finding the Balance
Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
September 24, 2014
Employer liability for privacy breaches by employees
International Law Office Newsletter
September 24, 2014
Phoning it in - Adverse-Effect Discrimination and Probationary Employees | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 22, 2014
A clear slate is not a given - the status of lapsed warnings
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 10, 2014
B.C. Court Offers Lessons to Employers About Employment Contracts, Part II | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 10, 2014
Commencement of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 01, 2014
Disloyal Conduct May Justify Termination | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 29, 2014
Amendments to Labour Relations Act require action by Employers within 3-month period
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
August 20, 2014
Jumping The Gun On Employee Surveillance Can Shoot Down Your Case | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August, 2014
Minimum wage increases in 2014
International Law Office Newsletter
August 13, 2014
May The Enforceability of Your Release Be With You | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 12, 2014
When it Comes to Paying Overtime, Managers are Managers Regardless of Title | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 7, 2014
Bring your own device
International Law Office Newsletter, republished in Canadian Corporate Counsel, Vol. 23 No. 8
August 2014
Supreme Court update: a new era for labour rights or the same old story?
International Law Office Newsletter
July 30, 2014
Commencement of the amended Employment Equity Act
Labour Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
July 29, 2014
Putting Canadians First - Overhaul of the Canadian Temporary Foreign Worker Program | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 17, 2014
Inadequate Workplace Investigation Can Be Costly | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 15, 2014
Increase in the Earnings Threshold

On 24 June 2014, the Minister of Labour issued a determination in terms of section 6(3) of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 75 of 1997 (the “BCEA”) in terms of which the annual earnings threshold was increased from R193 805 per annum to R205 433.30 per annum (or R17 119.44 per month).

July 9, 2014
B.C. Court of Appeal Upholds Termination for Just Cause Based on Employee Misconduct Discovered Post-Termination | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 8, 2014
The Right to Remain Secret? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 4, 2014
Legal Implications of Bangladesh Factory Collapse
Canadian Occupational Safety, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd.
June/July 2014
A Two-Point Perspective: When Discrimination Intersects with the Bully and Bullied
CAPSLE Newsletter
June 2014
A Not-So-Constructive Constructive Dismissal Decision | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 26, 2014
Hiring New & Young Staff this Summer? Think Safety First! | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 12, 2014
Tout ce qu'il faut savoir sur les renseignements personnels en matière d'emploi – Volet 1 : Processus d'embauche de l'employeur
Collaborator, article published in Les 20 ans de la Loi sur la protection des renseignements personnels dans le secteur privé
2014
Bill C-45: Ten Years Later
OHS Canada
June 2014
L’arrêt Bernard c. Canada (Procureur général), vient-il confirmer des droits particuliers reconnus aux syndicats en matière de protection de renseignements personnels et de la vie privée?
Co-Author, L’informateur public et privé, Association sur l’accès et la protection de l’information (AAPI) magazine
June 2014
Federal Court of Appeal Affirms Requirement to Accommodate Employees’ Family Obligations, But Not Their Personal Choices | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 2, 2014
The Last Minute Addiction Defence: When is it Too Late? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 2, 2014
Flexible Working Requests: Opening the Floodgates to Greater Flexibility | The HR Space (UK Edition)
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 28, 2014
Bonuses May be Part of the Equation When Calculating Pay in Lieu of Notice | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 23, 2014
Canada’s Immigration Start-Up Visa
Lexology
May 20, 2014
Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP): the new emphasis on enforcement | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 15, 2014
Obligations for Employers in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
May 12, 2014
Compensation for Competition: Appeals Court Upholds Alternative to Conventional Non-Competition Clause | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 8, 2014
Failure to Consult with the Union before dismissing Employees engaged on an Unprotected Strike – A costly mistake
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
May 6, 2014
Loi annotée sur les relations du travail dans l’industrie de la construction
Author, book published by Éditions Yvon Blais
2014
Ensuring the Enforceability of Employment Contracts since Machtinger
12th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law: Developments in Supreme Court of Canada Doctrines
May 2, 2014
Injury Reporting Obligations | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 1, 2014
Will The Abolishment of Mandatory Retirement Result in Longer Notice Periods? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 24, 2014
Arbitration Board Rejects Suncor’s Random Drug and Alcohol Testing
OHS Insider
April 24, 2014
Hands Off! Limiting an Arbitrator’s Jurisdiction to Modify Last Chance Agreements | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 17, 2014
After 10 Years, Bill C-45 Yields Few Prosecutions
Canadian Occupational Safety, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd.
April 2014
Clear Offer of Employment Needed to Argue Mitigation | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 10, 2014
Arbitration Board Rejects Suncor’s Random Drug and Alcohol Testing | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 8, 2014
La loi sur les normes du travail et votre entreprise
Author, L’Est industriel Bulletin, 2014 Special Edition– Human Resources Management
Sprint 2014
Court Sends Supervisor to Jail | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 3, 2014
Canadian Minimum Wage Increases for 2014 | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 28, 2014
Ontario Court Gives Another Overtime Class Action the Green Light | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 25, 2014
Expert spotlight: Ottawa adds seasoned labour, employment team
Capital Perspectives
March 2014
An employer's right to substitute a decision in respect of the sanction to impose made by the Chairperson of a disciplinary hearing
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
March 20, 2014
Human Rights Complaint Can Hurt Your Reputation AND Your Bottom Line | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 11, 2014
Employee Solicitation - Do You Have Any Recourse? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 7, 2014
Deux échelles salariales pour des motifs économiques : est-ce possible?
Co-author, VigieRT, bulletin of the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés
March 5, 2014
Fasken Martineau Adds to its Leading Labour, Employment, Human Rights, Pensions and Benefits Client Service Team | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 5, 2014
Corporate Criminal Conviction as Corporate Death Sentence? Court Says Companies Can Be Fined Into Bankruptcy for Workplace Accidents
National Insolvency Review
February 2014
Long Term Disability - When Will Employment Contract Be “Frustrated”? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 28, 2014
More Rigorous Regime for Employers of Temporary Foreign Workers | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 26, 2014
Workers Compensation For Injuries from Systemic Workplace Harassment | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 20, 2014
Construction Regulations 2014

The Minister of Labour published new Construction Regulations on 7 February 2014 (“the Regulations”), which repeal and replace the 2003 Construction Regulations.

 

The Regulations commenced on the date of publication except for certain provisions predominantly relating to the new construction work permit requirements that only come into operation in 18 months’ time.  It means that the Regulations immediately apply to all existing and on-going construction work.

February 14, 2014
The Cost of Not Providing References | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 5, 2014
Occupational Health & Safety legislation
Quickscribe Services Ltd
2014
Employee Privacy In The Accommodation Process | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 30, 2014
Human Rights Claim Disallowed - Victim was part of the Harassment | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 23, 2014
Can You Keep a Secret? Court Upholds Termination for Breach of Confidentiality | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 16, 2014
Lobbying in Canada – Quebec Edition
Co-author
January 2014
Human Rights Damages Awarded by Ontario Court | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 7, 2014
When Health, Safety and Environmental Reporting Laws Collide
Canadian Occupational Safety, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd.
January 2, 2014
Labour and Employment Law
CLE BC Annual Review of Law and Practice Update
January 2014
Terminating Employees for Cause: Lessons from the Health Care Sector | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 23, 2013
The Ghosts of TUPE: Past, Present and Yet to Come | The HR Space (UK Edition)
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 19, 2013
When is a Truck Just a Truck: The Evolving Definition of Workplace | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 17, 2013
Revisions to UK Whistleblower Protections
Corporate Counsel
December 17, 2013
Pensions Are Different | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 16, 2013
EU Bankers' Bonus Caps - What will this mean for US banks and their advisers?
The International Employment Lawyer
December 12, 2013
New Occupational Health & Safety Awareness And Training In Ontario | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 11, 2013
La Commission d’accès à l’information n’est pas compétente pour une demande d’accès!
Un employé syndiqué dépose une plainte pour harcèlement psychologique et, demande accès au rapport émis par l’enquêteur.
December 11, 2013
The Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan
Labour, Employment, Human Rights and Public Law Bulletin
December 10 , 2013
Mandatory Flu Vaccination / Masking Policy Upheld | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 3, 2013
Judicial Review of BC Human Rights Tribunal Decisions
CLE BC Human Rights Conference 2013
November 29, 2013
B.C. Court Decision Offers Lessons to Employers About Employment Contracts | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 29, 2013
Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace: Lessons from the Miami Dolphins | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 26, 2013
Ontario Ministry of Labour Mining Safety Blitz and Your Right to Appeal Orders
Occupational Health and Safety & Workers Compensation Bulletin
November 25, 2013
Ontario Ministry of Labour Mining Safety Blitz and Your Right to Appeal Orders
Lexology
November 25, 2013
Individual Privacy Rights Trumped By Union's Freedom of Expression | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 19, 2013
Opening the Blind Eye: Objective Medical Proof Not Necessary for Accommodation Duties to Arise | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 13, 2013
Restrictive Covenants Can be More Rigourous after Sale than in Normal Employment Context, Says Supreme Court | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 7, 2013
Lessons from the U.S. Government Shutdown | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 30, 2013
Trend Toward Criminal Liability in Transportation Industry
Canadian Occupational Safety, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd.
October 23, 2013
Employers’ Collection of GPS Data Found Acceptable | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 23, 2013
Will Metron Decision Kill the Company?
Law Times
October 21, 2013
Canadian Employers Hit With Record Setting Occupational Health and Safety Fines
Society for Human Resource Management
October 21, 2013
Phoning It In: Termination Appropriate for Employee Who Called in “Sick” | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 16, 2013
Canadian Employers Hit With Record Setting Occupational Health and Safety Fines | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 10, 2013
Dismissal may be Fair when Employer is Ignorant or Mistaken as to the Law | The HR Space (UK Edition)
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 9, 2013
WCB Provides “Tool Kit” to Assist in Implementing New Bullying and Harassment Policies by November 1st Deadline
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 3, 2013
Allergies in The Workplace Can’t be Ignored | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 2, 2013
Trend Toward Criminal Liability in Transportation Industry
Canadian Occupational Safety, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd.
October 2013
Canadian Health and Safety Law: A Comprehensive Guide to the Statutes, Policies and Case Law
Canada Law Book
October 1997-2013
Self-Employed Worker or Salaried Employee? Getting it Wrong Can be Costly | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 27, 2013
New WCB Bullying and Harassment Policies Take Effect November 1, 2013
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 25, 2013
Metron Construction Fine Increased by the Court of Appeal
OHS Insider
September 23, 2013
Contracting Out Union Work - Comparing Cases | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 19, 2013
Longevity Risk Transfer in Canada: OSFI's Draft Advisory on Longevity Insurance and Longevity Swaps
Financial Institutions and Pensions & Benefits Bulletin
September 17, 2013
Employee Convicted of Criminal Negligence | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 10, 2013
The HR Space: Until Death Do We Part – Recent Decisions on Retiree Benefits and Reservation of Rights
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 4, 2013
The HR Space: No More Human Rights Forum Shopping?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 29, 2013
Cashing Out: Who Must Prove the Losses in Employee Theft Cases? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 21, 2013
The HR Space: Silence as Acceptance when Company Sold
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 13, 2013
The HR Space: Are Your Former Employees’ Smartphones Potential Sources of Evidence?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 8, 2013
Restraints of Trade in the Modern Economy
August 06, 2013
The HR Space: Unionized Employees Can’t Sue Employer, Even in Absence of Collective Agreement
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 30, 2013
The HR Space: Offshoring and the IT Worker - Where are we at?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 26, 2013
Free Labour or Future Liability? Unpaid Internships Deserve a Second Look | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 16, 2013
The HR Space: How Far-Reaching will the Irving Pulp & Paper Decision Be?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 11, 2013
The HR Space: Supreme Court Rejects Random Alcohol Testing Policy in Dangerous Workplace
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 4, 2013
U.S. Employment Agreement Ruled Inapplicable in B.C.
Ultimate HR Manual - Western Edition
June 2013
The HR Space: Managing the Message in the Hiring Process and Your Human Rights Risks
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 28, 2013
The HR Space: Facebook Postings Fair Game for Employers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 19, 2013
The HR Space: Progressive Discipline Required - Even in Harassment Cases
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 12, 2013
The HR Space: Expansion of Workplace Harassment and Violence Reprisal Complaints?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 5, 2013
La discrimination fondée sur la situation de famille et l'affaire Johnstone
CAPSLE Comments
June 2013
Ontario Health and Safety Law: A Complete Guide to the Law and Procedures, with Digest of Cases
Canada Law Book
June 1989-2013
The HR Space: U.S. Employment Agreement Ruled Inapplicable in B.C.
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 28, 2013
The HR Space: Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program set to Change
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 22, 2013
The HR Space: Mind Games: Distinguishing between Mood Problems and Mental Disorders when Disciplining Employees
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 15, 2013
The HR Space: Gender Identity and Expression Now Protected in Ontario
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 7, 2013
The HR Space: When time is the very essence of your job, best not be late...
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 1, 2013
Far From Home, Not From Risk
COS Magazine
May 2013
The HR Space: Recalling Employees from Work-From-Home Arrangements
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 24, 2013
Provincial Election: Time Off to Vote
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 22, 2013
The HR Space: Finally! Bridging Work Permits When Awaiting Permanent Residence
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 18, 2013
The HR Space: Employers Now Responsible for Job Training Costs
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 10, 2013
Punitive Damages Awards in Wrongful Dismissals Being Aggravated? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 4, 2013
Blue Mountain Wins at Court of Appeal
Canadian Occupational Health and Safety, Vol. 51, Issue 2
April 2013
The HR Space: Better an Addict than a Thief: Disciplining Drug and Alcohol Dependent Employees
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 27, 2013
The HR Space: Poor Work Performance: Temporary Improvements Are Not Enough
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 20, 2013
Slapping Another Employee Not Necessarily Cause
Canadian Employment Law Today
March 15, 2013
The HR Space: New Voluntary Standards for Psychological Health in the Workplace
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 13, 2013
The HR Space: Slapping Another Employee Not Necessarily Cause
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 6, 2013
La médecine à l’ère des médias
Co-author, article published in Santé Inc.
March 2013
Les joies de l'hiver : jusqu’où va la responsabilité des employeurs?
Author, Effectif magazine published by the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés, Volume 16, Number 1
January/February/March 2013
Canadian Emergency Management and Response Manual: A Guide to the Law and Practice
Thomson-Carswell
February 2007-2013
The HR Space: Homework for Ontario Employers: New Health and Safety Awareness Training
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 27, 2013
The HR Space (UK Edition): Top 10 Employment Law Changes in 2013
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 26, 2013
The HR Space: Nowhere to Hide - Managers Can be Personally Liable for Workplace Harassment
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 20, 2013
The HR Space: Ontario Court Of Appeal Clarifies Employers’ Workplace Incident Reporting Duty
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 14, 2013
The Irony of Irreparable Harm | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 12, 2013
Indalex: DIP Lenders Smile, ABLs Frown and Directors are Perplexed
Insolvency & Restructuring Bulletin
February 6, 2013
The HR Space: Who is the “Employer” in Human Rights Case About Remote Location?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 6, 2013
Could One Supervisor’s Actions at a Project Lead to Criminal Negligence Liability for Your Organization?
Construction Law Letter Volume 29, No. 3
January/February 2013
The Case for Random Alcohol Testing by Employers in Dangerous Workplaces
The Northern Employer, Vol. 99, No. 1
February 2013
The HR Space: More Changes in the Canadian Immigration System
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 30, 2013
The HR Space: Even More Mysteries of Mitigation
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 23, 2013
The HR Space (UK Edition): European Court of Human Rights Rules on Expressing Religious Beliefs in the Workplace -
Eweida and Others v The United Kingdom
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 22, 2013
The HR Space: Lessons Learned from NHL Lockout
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 15, 2013
The HR Space: A Deal or Not?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 8, 2013
The HR Space: Temporary Injunction Against Random Drug and Alcohol Testing
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 3, 2013
Personal Information Protection Act - British Columbia and Alberta: Quick Reference Guide
Thomson Carswell
2013, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 Editions
Five Cases You Need to Be Aware Of
Canadian Employment Safety and Health Guide
January 2013
5 Cases OHS Managers, Employers Need to Know
Canadian Occupational Safety, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd.
December 2013
The HR Space: Employee Who Violates Settlement Agreement Gets Less
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 28, 2012
The HR Space: Is Sexual Harassment Automatically Discrimination?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 20, 2012
The HR Space: Layoff as Constructive Dismissal: A Cautionary Tale for Employers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 12, 2012
Annual Review - Top 3 WorkSafeBC Events of 2012
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 12, 2012
The HR Space: Job Candidates Cannot Lie Even When Asked a Discriminatory Question
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 4, 2012
The HR Space: Employers on Their Own for Compliance with Health and Safety Orders
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 30, 2012
Judicial Review of BC Human Rights Tribunal Decisions
CLE BC Human Rights Conference 2012
November 22, 2012
The HR Space: Pre-Resignation Training Costs Not Recoverable
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 20, 2012
The HR Space: Indefinite Protection for Federal Employee Disabled by Work-Related Injury
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 12, 2012
The Supreme Court of Canada’s Latest Take on Discrimination and the Duty to Accommodate
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 9, 2012
The HR Space: Supreme Court of Canada Rules on Workplace Computer Pornography: Employee Privacy Rights Limit Police
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 6, 2012
The HR Space (UK Edition): LLP Members Denied Whistleblower Protection
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 2, 2012
The HR Space: Managing the End to Mandatory Retirement
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 30, 2012
The HR Space: The Post-Contractual Duty to Act Faithfully: A Protection Limited to a (too) Reasonable Period
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 25, 2012
Commentary on R. v. Cole
The authors comment on the Supreme Court of Canada’s October 19, 2012 decision in which it confirmed that an employee’s reasonable expectation to privacy regarding the contents of a work-issued computer is limited, thus legitimizing the employer’s right to monitor the use made of computer hardware supplied to employees.
October 2012
The HR Space: Breaching Duties and Cashing Cheques: An Employee’s Entitlement to Bonuses, Post-Termination
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 17, 2012
BC Court of Appeal Reinforces the WorkSafeBC’s “Historic Compromise”
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 12, 2012
Off Limits? Maybe Not: Supreme Court Addresses Employee Privacy on Company Computer
Canadian Corporate Counsel, Volume 22, No .2
October/November 2012
The HR Space: Citizenship Applications Under Close Scrutiny
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 10, 2012
Criminal Liability and the Supervisor Effect: Metron Conviction Highlights Importance of Focusing on Supervisory Roles
COS Magazine
October/November 2012
The HR Space: Independent Contractor’s Behaviour Can Lead to Criminal Liability for Employers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 25, 2012
Tales From the Great White North: Terminations in Canada
American Bar Association
September 25, 2012
The HR Space: Facebook Can Be an Unfriendly Place
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 18, 2012
Constructive Dismissal: The Basics | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 11, 2012
The HR Space: More Mysteries of Mitigation
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 5, 2012
The Buck Stops With the CEO
Canadian Occupational Safety, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd.
August 2012
Mysteries of Mitigation: Narrowing of an Employee’s Duty to Mitigate | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 28, 2012
An Employer’s Obligations Towards his Employees on Election Day
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
August 24, 2012
The HR Space: Ontario Court Considers Limitation Periods in Occupational Health and Safety Legislation
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 21, 2012
Are You Fact-Checking the Résumé of Your New Hire? You Should
The Globe and Mail
August 15, 2012
The HR Space: Making Restrictive Covenants Enforceable
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 14, 2012
The HR Space: Employee Privacy Rights and Employer Liability – How Much?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 8, 2012
What’s in Your Profile? Social Media as a Background Checking Tool in Canada
HR Professional
July/August 2012
The HR Space: When Does Post-Termination Conduct Amount to Cause?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 31, 2012
Indalex, Shmindalex! Ontario Court of Appeal decision confirms that DIP priority is in the hands of the CCAA Court
Insolvency & Restructuring Bulletin
July 30, 2012
The HR Space: Human Rights Protection Expanded to Include Gender Identity
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 25, 2012
The HR Space: You No Longer Trust Your Employee: Beware of What it Could Cost you!
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 17, 2012
The HR Space (UK Edition): Case Update - Service Provision Changes under TUPE
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 16, 2012
The HR Space: Court Refines Rules for Employee Class Actions
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 13, 2012
The HR Space: Canadian Immigration Process Changes
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 9, 2012
You Just Can't Compete With a Good Non-Compete | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 27, 2012
The HR Space: Taking Environmental Sensitivities Seriously
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
June 15, 2012
Biting the Fiduciary Duty Bullet: A Case for Post-Employment Restrictive Covenants | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 8, 2012
Loi visant l’amélioration du fonctionnement de l’industrie de la construction (Projet de loi 33)
Author, chapter from "Développements récents en droit de la construction" published by Éditions Yvon Blais
2012
Labour Relations Privilege
The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
May 2012
The HR Space: Excessive Absenteeism: When Enough is Enough
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 31, 2012
Field Time for Asbestos Contractor in B.C.
Canadian Occupational Safety, Thomson Reuters Canada Ltd.
April/May 2012
How Not to Fire an Employee
Mercer/CCH Guide for Employers, CCH Canadian Limited
May 2012
Labour Relations of a Stevedoring Undertaking Not Directly Subject to Federal Jurisdiction Says Supreme Court
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
May 25, 2012
The HR Space: Québec Contractors Can't Have Their Cake and Eat It Too
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 23, 2012
Demise of the Informal Internship: Throwing the Baby Out with the Bathwater?
Life Sciences & Technology Bulletin
May 16, 2012
Is Excessive Internet Use Time Theft? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 16, 2012
Superior Court of Québec Departs From Indalex judgment. Special Contributions Covering the Actuarial Deficit of a Pension Plan are Unsecured Claims.
Insolvency & Restructuring
May 11, 2012
The HR Space (UK Edition): The risks of retirement – can employers ever justify a normal retirement age?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 10, 2012
The HR Space: Reprisal Complaints Must Relate to Health and Safety Matters
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 10, 2012
Amendments to Bill 14 – WCB and Mental Disorder
Labour, Employment and Human Rights
May 7, 2012
The HR Space: How Not to Fire an Employee
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 2, 2012
Wrongful Dismissal Damages: Supreme Court of Canada to Take Another Look | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 26, 2012
The HR Space: Charity Runs Afoul of Canada Revenue Agency
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 19, 2012
The HR Space: Alleged Harasser Sidelined During Arbitration
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 12, 2012
Blue-Pencil Correction of Non-Compete Gets Red Light | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 4, 2012
Women-At-Law: The Pathway to Change
Women of Influence Magazine
March 2012
The HR Space: Another New Leave of Absence in Ontario?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 28, 2012
The HR Space: New Simplified Process For More Foreign Workers Entering Québec
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 21, 2012
Cruise for Damages for Breach of Confidentiality Clause and Good Faith Obligation | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 14, 2012
The HR Space: "I Quit": Risks of Assuming This Means Resignation
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 8, 2012
The HR Space: Quitting Before the End of the Notice Period: Lessons Learned from the B.C. Court of Appeal
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 29, 2012
Non-Compete Agreement in Purchase and Sale or Employment Agreement? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 22, 2012
The HR Space: Be Prepared - Duty to Accommodate Takes New Turn
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 15, 2012
The HR Space: Health and Safety Coordinator Convicted and Fined
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 8, 2012
You Can Now Sue for Invasion of Privacy...Sometimes | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 1, 2012
The HR Space: Pay Up! Statutory Termination Can Lead to Common Law Damages
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 1, 2012
The HR Space: Demotion Inappropriate Response to Poor Performance
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 25, 2012
The HR Space: Can Employee be Terminated After Losing Qualification?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 18, 2012
The HR Space: Another Gong Sounds for the End to Mandatory Retirement
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 11, 2012
The HR Space: Employer's Right to Reduce Pension Benefits
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 4, 2012
The HR Space (UK Edition): Employment Law Update: Looking forward to 2012
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 4, 2012
HR Manager’s Guide to Background Checking and Pre-Employment Testing
2012
The HR Space: Labour Arbitrators Have More Scope Than Courts, Supreme Court Says
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 28, 2011
The HR Space: "Once is Enough"- Supreme Court Clamps Down on "Second Kicks At The Can" in B.C. Human Rights Claims
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 21, 2011
Personal Information Protection Act - British Columbia and Alberta: Quick Reference
2011-2012 Edition, Carswell
2011-2012
The HR Space: Renewal of Temporary Work Permits – Employers Beware!
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 14, 2011
The HR Space: When Hiring Means Firing: A Cautionary Tale for Employers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 7, 2011
The HR Space: Canada's Top Court Decides that the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Cannot Award Legal Costs
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 7, 2011
Re Indalex Limited: Fiduciary Duty, Deemed Trusts and Constructive Trusts
Pension Planning, Volume XVI, No. 2
2011
Split Decision on Post-Employment Restrictions
Mercer/CCH Guide for Employers
November 2011
The HR Space: Court Moves Away from Expansive Interpretations of Occupational Health and Safety Legislation
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 29, 2011
The HR Space: Workers' Compensation Mental Stress Claims may be Expanded
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 16, 2011
Notice of Termination: Must Be Clear; No Distinction for Unskilled Workers
HR Connected
November 14, 2011
Workers' Compensation Act Expands Mental Stress Coverage
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 8, 2011
The HR Space: Show Me the Money: A Sports Agency and its Former Employee take the (Non) Competition into the Courtroom
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 8, 2011
The HR Space: Post-Termination Disability Benefits Reduce Severance Pay
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 2, 2011
The HR Space: Ex-Employee to Pay Employer
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 25, 2011
The HR Space: Notice of Termination: Must be Clear; No Distinction for Unskilled Workers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 18, 2011
The legal aspects of retirement plans
CCH Editor
October 2011
Split Decision On Restrictive Covenants | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 14, 2011
The HR Space: Good News Concerning the Maximum Length of Stay for Intra-Company Transferees
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 5, 2011
Employee Entitlement to Time Off to Vote in Provincial and Territorial Elections
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 30, 2011
The New Approach to Temping – Top Tips for Employers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 29, 2011
The HR Space: Can Complaints About Management Provide Cause for Dismissal?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 27, 2011
Ontario Provincial Election 2011 - Comparison of Party Platforms
Election Law Bulletin
September 21, 2011
The HR Space: Forced Landing of Air Canada Pilots Over the Age of 60
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 20, 2011
The HR Space: Adding Insult to Injury: What Constitutes Harassment in the Workplace?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 16, 2011
The HR Space: Employees, Public Criticism and the Media
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 7, 2011
Trouble is Never Further than a Click Away
Focus on Canadian Employment and Equality Rights
September 2011
The HR Space: Definition of "Employer" Narrowed in Human Rights Context
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 30, 2011
The HR Space: More Protections for Disabled Employees Coming
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 23, 2011
The HR Space: Gratuitous Payments in Pension Plan
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 17, 2011
Any Distinction Between Employees and Independent Contractors?
Mercer/CCH Guide for Employers, CCH Canadian Limited
August 2011
The HR Space: No Separate Duty of Fair Treatment in Accommodation in BC
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 9, 2011
The HR Space: Court Okays Random Alcohol Testing
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 3, 2011
Any Distinction Between Employees and Independent Contractors?
HR Connected
August 2011
The HR Space: Declaration to "Make Employee Whole" Very Costly for Employers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 27, 2011
What to do When a Workplace Injury Occurs
Eye on Business, CIM Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 4
June / July 2011
The HR Space: Court Broadly Defines "Constructor" in Safety Case
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 19, 2011
The HR Space: The Dangers of Sexting
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 13, 2011
The HR Space: Customers Are Persons Too: Pushing the Boundaries of Reportable Workplace Accidents
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 8, 2011
The HR Space: Employer's Obligation to Make Inquiries in the Duty to Accommodate Confirmed
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 30, 2011
Canada's Ontario Court of Appeal's Ruling Muddies the Waters as to Employee Privacy Rights Regarding Use of Workplace Computers
World Data Protection Report, BNA International, Vol. 11, No. 6
June 2011
The HR Space: The Jury is Out: Appellate Court Overrides Jury Award for Wrongful Dismissal
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 21, 2011
The HR Space: Any Distinction Between Employees and Independent Contractors?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 14, 2011
The HR Space: Decision Making in Employer Pension Plans
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 8, 2011
Eye on Business
CIM Magazine | Volume 6 No. 4
June 2011
The HR Space: Employee Can't Invade Privacy of Another Employee
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 1, 2011
The HR Space: Keeping Permanent Resident Status
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 25, 2011
The HR Space: When Can Surveillance Tapes be Used as Evidence?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 25, 2011
The HR Space: Love Lost: Court Refuses to Defer Buyback of Employee's Shares to End of Notice Period
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 10, 2011
The HR Space: Quebec Employer Not Entitled to Intercept Employee's Email to Union
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 4, 2011
No Sugar in Constructive Dismissal Lawsuits
Labour Notes, CCH Canadian Limited
April 26, 2011
The HR Space: Entitlement to Time Off to Vote in Federal Elections
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 21, 2011
The HR Space: Benefits for Older Employees – Can They be Excluded?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 20, 2011
Lenders Beware: Ontario Court of Appeal Grants Super-Priority Status to Pension Deficits
Fasken Martineau Bulletin
April 19, 2011
The HR Space: Security Company Failed to Protect One of its Own Working Alone
Labour Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 14, 2011
No Sugar in Constructive Dismissal Lawsuits | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 5, 2011
The HR Space (UK Edition): Who's Holding the Baby? - The Impact of Extended Paternity Rights
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 4, 2011
The HR Space: Accused but Not Yet Convicted: What to do When Your Employee is Accused of a Crime?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 29, 2011
The HR Space - Special Bulletin - Workplace Computer Pornography Ruling: Police Need Search Warrant; Employer Has Latitude
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 24, 2011
The HR Space: Knocking Out Groundless Human Rights Complaints Quickly
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 22, 2011
The HR Space: A New Twist on Director's Liability for Unpaid Wages in a Unionized Environment
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 15, 2011
The HR Space: Coming Soon: New Regime for Canadian Temporary Work Permits
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 8, 2011
The HR Space: A Shaved Head and a Microwave Food Policy – Human Rights Violations?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 2, 2011
Young Blades Case Could Impact Film and Television Industry
Reel West Production: Legal Briefs
March/April 2011
Arbitrators Uphold Distinction Between Workplace and Living Room
Ultimate HR Manual, CCH Canadian Limited
February 2011
Employees Fired for Facebook Postings
Internet and E-Commerce Law in Canada, LexisNexis Canada Inc.
February 2011
The HR Space: Independent Contractors Considered Workers for Health and Safety Purposes
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 23, 2011
Accommodation Does Not Prevent Corporate Reorganization
Canadian Employment Law Guide, CCH Canada Limited
February 2011
The HR Space: Employee Stock Options: Get Them Right
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 15, 2011
Non-Solicitation Clauses Also Require Care | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 8, 2011
Surveillance in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know
Support document - Labour, Employment and Human Rights
February 2, 2011
The HR Space: Accommodation Does Not Prevent Corporate Reorganization
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 1, 2011
Sale of a Business - Who Gets the Surplus?
Pension Planning Journal, Federated Press
2010
The HR Space: When Monitoring Needs Meet Privacy Rights
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 26, 2011
The HR Space: Tech Employee Fired for Egregious Computer Use – Termination Justified
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 18, 2011
The HR Space: Wal-Mart Employee Class Action in USA – Lessons For Canadian Employers?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 11, 2011
The HR Space: The Ghost of Christmas Past: Firing Union Supporters Can Come Back to Haunt You
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 5, 2011
Les normes du travail (Labour standards), 2nd edition
Éditions Yvon Blais
January 2011
The HR Space: Hiring Decisions and Older Workers – Avoiding Liability
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 29, 2010
The HR Space: Permanent Immigration to Canada
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 21, 2010
The HR Space: Competing for Talent… With Your Own Clients
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 8, 2010
Requiring Single Parent to Work the Nights-Discrimination on the Basis of Family Status?
Newsletter, Human Resources Institute of Alberta
November 2010
Workplace Health and Safety Law / Youth Justice
Halsbury's Laws of Canada
December 2010
The HR Space: "Non-Competes" Often a Non Starter
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 30, 2010
Aspects of Attendance Management Program Ruled Discriminatory | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 23, 2010
The HR Space: Accommodating Mental Illness
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 17, 2010
The HR Space: Employees Fired for Facebook Postings
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 17, 2010
The HR Space: Wal-Mart's Follow-Up: A Consolation Prize for Unions?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 9, 2010
The HR Space: Accommodation of Family Status on Same Footing as Other Human Rights
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 2, 2010
Religious Accommodation in Schools: The Rocky Road Ahead: Balancing Competing Interests
Risk Management in Canadian Education. Volume 11, Number 2
November 1, 2010
New Pension Planning Opportunities for Charities and Not-for-Profits
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
November 1, 2010
Pension Standards Reform and SERPs
Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, v.22, no.3 & 4, Federated Press
October 2010
Undue Hardship in Hard Times? - Accommodating Disabled Workers | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 26, 2010
The HR Space: Overtime Class Action News
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 26, 2010
Voluntary Pension and Benefit Plans: Clear Communication Offers Peace of Mind
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
October 25, 2010
The HR Space: End of the Canada-Wide Information Technology Program
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 19, 2010
The HR Space: Canada's Top Court to Decide Whether Human Rights Tribunal Can Award Legal Costs
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 14, 2010
The HR Space: Blowing Holes in Collective Agreements
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 5, 2010
Multi-Disciplinary Partnerships in British Columbia
International Bar Association Conference 2010
October 2010
Accountancy Age Online, Financial Director Online - Harassment Law: The Office Pest
October 2010
The HR Space: Tippling in the Barrel of Untruth: How not to Handle a Termination
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 29, 2010
Legal Analysis: Improving the Coherence of International Standards Recognizing Agricultural and Food Specificity to Respect Human Rights
Carswell
September 21, 2010
The HR Space: Foreign Employee Working at Canadian Affiliate Entitled to Large Severance
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 21, 2010
Employee Relocation to Canada
Article published in the document entitled “Doing Business in Québec”, Fasken Martineau
September 2012
Terminating Long-Absent Employees: "Frustration" is Not Just a Legal Term | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 15, 2010
The HR Space: $300 Million Overtime Class Action Against CN Rail Gets Green Light
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 8, 2010
Employment Law - Canada's rocky economy leads to legal refinements in employment benefit law
Canadian Bar Association (CBA) PracticeLink
September 2010
The HR Space: Move Afoot to Enhance Anti-Strikebreaking Legislation
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
September 1, 2010
How to Establish a Due Diligence Defence
Eye on Business, CIM Magazine
August 2010
The HR Space: Canada's Rocky Economy Leads to Legal Refinements in Employment Benefit Law
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 24, 2010
The HR Space: How the Mighty Have Fallen (Again)
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 17, 2010
The HR Space: Work Permits: Employee Transfers for Canadian Start-Ups
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 10, 2010
The HR Space: Background Check Program a Reasonable Exercise of Management Rights
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
August 4, 2010
Recourse under section 124 of the Act Respecting Labour Standards implicitly incorporated into collective agreements
Labour, Employment and Human Rights
July 30, 2010
The HR Space: Preaching on the Job Results in Termination for Cause
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 27, 2010
Requiring Single Parent to Work the Nights – Discrimination on the Basis of Family Status? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 20, 2010
The HR Space: Monitoring Employees' E-Messages - Impact of Recent U.S. Ruling for Canada?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 13, 2010
Changing Pension Investment Rules
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
July 8, 2010
The HR Space: Managing LTD Claims: Less Pain, More Gain
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
July 6, 2010
The HR Space: Court not prepared to act as workplace referee
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 29, 2010
Sound Investment: How U.S. pension and endowment funds can invest in Canada
AFP Exchange, June 2010
June 2010
The HR Space: Beware the Perils of Firing Employee-Shareholders
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 22, 2010
The HR Space: Toronto's G20 Summit - Lessons for Employers About High Security Events
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 15, 2010
The HR Space: Don't Get Tangled Up in Duct Tape: Lessons For Employers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 15, 2010
The HR Space: Court of Appeal Agrees with $25,000 Award for Loss of Apprenticeship
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 9, 2010
Highly Qualified Employment: Working Towards a European "Green Card"?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights
June 2010
The HR Space: Advertising Requirements Before Hiring a Foreign Worker
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 2, 2010
HR Magazine - How to devise a clear strategy for enforcing restrictive covenants
June 2010
The HR Space: Employee Awarded $500,000 for Bad Faith Termination
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 25, 2010
The HR Space: Ensuring the Ongoing Strength of Canada's Retirement Income System
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 18, 2010
The HR Space: Do Age-Based Early Retirement Programs Violate the Human Rights Code?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 11, 2010
Do Age-Based Early Retirement Programs Violate the Human Rights Code?
Case Comment, Ultimate HR Manual Newsletter
May 2010
The HR Space: Happy Headhunting for Employers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights
April 27, 2010
Public Sector Restraint Legislation Passes Second Reading
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 2010
The HR Space: With the Click of a Mouse: Employee Fired for Disseminating Inappropriate E-mail at Work
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 20, 2010
The HR Space: Religious accommodation versus gender equality: Quebec looks to ban traditional face coverings
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 13, 2010
Working Notice of Termination For Employers | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 6, 2010
Data Protection: New UK Powers in Force
Data Protection Bulletin
April 1, 2010
Hydro One: Ontario's Partial Wind-up Laws Continue to Evolve
Pension Planning Journal
March 2010
The HR Space: BNS Overtime Class Action Certified – Did Employer Policy Create Unworkable "Catch-22"?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 30, 2010
US Pension and Endowment Funds
Investing In Canada Bulletin
March 26, 2010
The HR Space: Obtaining a Work Permit in Canada: The Simplified Process
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 23, 2010
The HR Space: Overtime Class Action Claims: The Second Wave?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 16, 2010
The HR Space: Notice Periods for Older Employees – 69 Year Old Gets 24 Months (also published in Canadian Corporate Counsel, Canada Law Books, Vol. 19, no. 5, March/April 2010)
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 9, 2010
The HR Space: Junior Employees Owe Duty of Good Faith Too
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
March 4, 2010
How Arbitrators View Video Surveillance in the Workplace | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 23, 2010
The HR Space: Vancouver 2010: Are you Prepared?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 16, 2010
What Happens When Child Care and Work Conflict - More Guidance for Employers | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 9, 2010
Employer News - Severance period and Occupational Health and Safety Act
Regional Newsletter (Québec) - Labour, Employment, Human Rights and Public Law
February 9, 2010
Employees' Family Obligations: To what Extent must they be Accommodated? | The HR Space
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
February 2, 2010
Human Resources Guide to Preventing Workplace Violence (2nd Edition)
Canada Law Book
2010
The HR Space: When Must Individual Contractors Receive Reasonable Notice?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 26, 2010
The HR Space: Mandatory Retirement Being Retired Across Canada
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 19, 2010
New Developments in Pension Partial Wind Ups
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
January 2010
The HR Space: Ontario Follows Quebec and the Federal Sector with New Anti-Harassment/Violence Law
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 12, 2010
Employer News
Regional Newsletter (Québec) - Labour, Employment, Human Rights and Public Law
December 2009
"Smile, You're on Candid Camera ..." - How Arbitrators View Video Surveillance
Canadian Privacy Law Review
June 2010
The HR Space: Obtaining a Work Permit: The Labour Market Opinion Process
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
January 5, 2010
The HR Space: Termination of Employment – Is Quebec a Distinct Society?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 29, 2009
The HR Space: Drug and Alcohol Testing – What's Permitted in the Workplace
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 22, 2009
The HR Space: Does Temporary Layoff Result in Right to Severance Pay?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 15, 2009
The HR Space: When the Virtual and Real Worlds Collide
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 8, 2009
The Supreme Court of Canada concludes an important chapter in the Wal-Mart Jonquière closing
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Bulletin
December 2009
The HR Space: Employees Required to Cross Another Union's Picket Line
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
December 1, 2009
Recent Developments in Individual Pension Plans
Taxation of Executive Corporation and Retirement, Vol. 21, No. 4
November 2009
The HR Space: Employers Beware: Keays Principles Lead to Large Damage Award against Employer
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 24, 2009
Cell Phone Ban and Employer Liability
Canadian Labour Relations and Employment Topics
November 2009
The HR Space: Significant Pension Changes Coming
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 17, 2009
Significant Pension Changes Coming
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
November 16, 2009
The HR Space: Wal-Mart Layoffs Declared Illegal by Quebec Arbitrator
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 10, 2009
Wal-Mart Layoffs Declared Illegal by Quebec Arbitrator
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
November 9, 2009
The HR Space: Work Permits For Foreign Workers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
November 3, 2009
Employer News - "Reasonable Accommodation – The Swinging Pendulum"
Regional Newsletter (Québec) - Labour, Employment, Human Rights and Public Law
November 2, 2009
Employers Need Understanding of Canadian Work Permits
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
November 2, 2009
Wage Settlements Across Canada Slow Down — More in Private Sector
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
October 28, 2009
The HR Space: Are Dismissed, Disabled Employees Entitled to Both Severance and Disability Benefits?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 27, 2009
Remote Control: U.S. Employees Based in Canada
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
October 26, 2009
Cell Phone Ban and Employer Liability
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 26, 2009
The HR Space: Workers' Compensation Throws its "Employer" Nets Wide
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 20, 2009
Workers' Comp Throws Its 'Employer' Nets Wide
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
October 19, 2009
The HR Space: Keays v. Honda One Year Later
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
October 13, 2009
Keays vs. Honda One Year Later: Have Canadian Courts Changed Their Approach to Punitive and Bad Faith Damages?
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
October 12, 2009
Extreme Benefits Makeover: Employee Time Off for Cosmetic Surgery
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
October 5, 2009
Droits et obligations du salarié et de l'employeur dans les entreprises de compétence législative fédérale
Article wrote by Mtre Dominique Launay and published in Lexis Nexis Canada inc.
October 2009
Les critères de validité des clauses de non-concurrence dans les contrats de vente d'entreprise : où en sommes-nous?
Éditions Yvon Blais
2009
Employer News
Regional Newsletter - Labour, Employment, Human Rights and Public Law
October 2009
Recent Developments In Employment Law And How They Impact HR Professionals
Federated Press' HR Compliance Course
September 2009
More Amendments to Human Rights Legislation in Canada
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
September 28, 2009
WCB Exposure Expands
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law Bulletin
September 2009
More Amendments to Human Rights Legislation in Canada
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
September 28, 2009
H1N1 Update
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law Bulletin
September 2009
Pension Deficits in Insolvencies
Pension Planning Journal
September 2009
Can Corporate Officers' Duty of Loyalty Limit Their Right to Compete?
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
September 14, 2009
Employer News
Regional Newsletter - Labour, Employment, Human Rights and Public Law
September 2009
Occupational Health and Safety Law May Apply to Nonworkers
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
September 8, 2009
La conjugaison de l'obligation d'accommodement de l'employeur et de son droit de congédier pour absentéisme : l'arrêt Hydro-Québec, co-author in « Développements récents en droit du travail »
Éditions Yvon Blais
3rd quarter 2009
Arbitrator, Saskatchewan Court Give Jerk Employee a Perk, Not Work
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
September 1, 2009
Employers Win Pension Plan Rights at Supreme Court of Canada
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
August 24, 2009
Employee's Blogging Justified Firing — But Dismissal Overturned Anyway
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
August 18, 2009
Suing Departing Workers for Wages, Training Expenses
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
August 11, 2009
Nolan v. Kerry (Canada) Inc.: Important Answers for Employers, Pension Plan Sponsors, Administrators And Participants
Pensions and Benefits Law Bulletin
August 10, 2009
Elaine Nolan v. Kerry Canada Inc.: Important Questions for Employers, Pension Plan Sponsors, Administrators And Participants
Labour, Employment and Human Rights and Litigation News Alert
August 5, 2009
Employer News
Regional Newsletter - Labour, Employment, Human Rights and Public Law
August 2009
Tactical Considerations for Reference Letters in Canada
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
August 4, 2009
Ontario Introduces Solvency Funding Relief for Pensions
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
July 2009
Group Terminations in Canada: What Employers Need to Know
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
July 27, 2009
Canadian Employers May Be Obligated to Provide References
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
July 13, 2009
Ontario Court Rules Class Action Not Allowed for Overtime Claim
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
July 7, 2009
Employer News
Regional Newsletter - Labour, Employment, Human Rights and Public Law
July 2009
Key considerations for a Business Visit to Canada
Article by Gilda Villaran published in Employment Law Post, Northern Exposure
July 2009
Navigating Troubled Waters: Managing a Workforce in a Distressed Economy
Canadian Employment Law Today
July 2009
Limits Placed on Videotaping Picket Line Activities
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
June 30, 2009
Another Strike Against Wal-Mart in Quebec: Arbitrator Imposes Collective Agreement
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
June 23, 2009
Judge Rejects Overtime Class Action Suit Against CIBC
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 19, 2009
Giving Working Notice - Employer Requirements
Law Society of Upper Canada's Six Minute Employment Lawyer Conference
June 17, 2009
Beware the Unpaid Intern in Canada
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
June 15, 2009
Annoted Code of Civil Procedure
co-author, Lexis Nexis
June 9, 2009
Termination Clauses in Canadian Employment Contracts
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
June 9, 2009
Gérer la discipline - Guide pratique
Co-author, Publications CCH Ltée
2009
Incentivising Executives - Joint Ownership Plans and the Tax Benefits
Taxation bulletin
June 2009
Workers' Compensation Claim for Mental Stress Allowed
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
June 2, 2009
Workplace Health and Safety Crimes (2nd Edition)
LexisNexis
June 2009
An In-depth Look at Damages and Remedies
Paper presented at the Employment Law: Staying Current in Critical Times conference.
June 2009
Employer News
Regional Newsletter - Labour, Employment, Human Rights and Public Law
June 2009
Solvency Funding Relief in Context
Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Vol. 20, No. 5
2009
Reducing Pension Costs in Canada During Hard Times
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
May 26, 2009
Share. Aware. Beware. Transparent & available employment policies should outline code of required conduct and consequences of misconduct.
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 2009
Ontario Liberals try too hard with workplace violence bill
Op-ed by Brian Smeenk, Full Comment, National Post
May 19, 2009
Weathering the Economic Storm in Canada: Restructuring and Employees' Rights
Weathering the Economic Storm in Canada: Restructuring and Employees' Rights
May 12, 2009
BC Court of Appeal Re-Writes WorkSafeBC Policy on Compensation for Mental Stress
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law Bulletin
May 2009
H1N1 Influenza Flu Virus: Information for Employers
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law Bulletin
May 2009
New Bill Introduced to Curb Workplace Violence and Harassment
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
May 5, 2009
Attendance Management Programs and Human Rights
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
May 5, 2009
Issues When Entering Canada with a Criminal Record
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
April 28, 2009
Accommodements raisonnables : jusqu'où l'employeur doit-il aller? (Reasonable Accommodations: How Far Must Employers Go?)
Avantages - Tribune libre
April 2009
For First Time, 22,000 Mounties Can Begin Organizing in 2010
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
April 21, 2009
Employer News
Regional Newsletter - Labour, Employment, Human Rights and Public Law
April 2009
New Bill Introduced to Curb Workplace Violence and Harassment
Labour, Employment, and Human Rights Bulletin
April 2009
Work-Sharing: An Alternative to Layoffs in Canada
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
April 13, 2009
Canadian Public Official Acquitted on Charges of Fraud, Breach of Trust
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
April 7, 2009
Alcohol Addiction Is Not a Blanket Defense for Theft
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
March 31, 2009
Employer News: Collective Dismissal and Major Contract Losses: When an Event is "Unforeseen" Without Necessarily Being "Unforeseeable"
Collective Dismissal and Major Contract Losses: When an Event is "Unforeseen" Without Necessarily Being "Unforeseeable"
March 2009
Be Careful Taking Cost-Saving Measures in Union Workplace
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
March 24, 2009
CBA Submission: Legislative and Regulatory Framework for Federally Regulated Private Pension Plans
March 2009
Paying Foreign and Canadian Crews Comparable Wages Not Good Enough
Northern Exposure
March 10, 2009
Solvency Funding Relief in Context
Pension Planning Journal, Vol. XV, No. 1
2009
Les droits et obligations applicables en cours d'emploi dans les entreprises de compétence législative fédérale
JurisClasseur, LexisNexis
June 2009
More Bad News for Wal-Mart in Canada
Employment Law for U.S. Companies with Employees in Canada, Northern Exposure
January 2009
Commentary on the Ponce v. Montrusco & Associates Inc. decision: L'abus de droit en cas de congédiement
Vigie RT, Éditions Yvon Blais
October 2008
Recours collectif - Le syndicat doit verser plus de 885 000 $ en dommages et intérêts aux citoyens lésés par un débrayage illégal
Vigie RT, Éditions Yvon Blais
January 2008
Pension Fund Investment in Challenging Times
Employee Benefit News Canada
January/February 2009
Termination Pay Considerations for Commissioned Employees in Canada
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
February 17, 2009
A "Routine" Pre-Employment Background Check? There's No Such Thing
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Newsletter
February 2009
CBA Submission: Proposed Agreement Respecting Multi-Jurisdictional Pension Plans
February 2009
Pension Funding Priorities on Insolvency
National Insolvency Review, Volume 26, No.1
February 2009
Working in Canada without a Work Permit: Common Exemptions
Article by Ingrid Anton and Gilda Villaran published in Employment Law Post, Northern Exposure
February 2009
Insolvency & Redundancy - Data Protection Issues for Employers
Data Protection Law & Policy
January 2009
Fasken Martineau Provides Overview of 2009 Federal Budget
Canada Report
January 27, 2009
Special Parliamentary Proceedings in Quebec to Address Pension Shortfalls
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
January 2009
Pension Disclosure under Scrutiny
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Bulletin
January 2009
Times Really Have Changed: Employers Are Winning Preliminary Objections at The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association National Labour and Employment Law Newsletter
January 2009
Canadian Employer Can't Fire Worker on Marijuana
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
December 16, 2008
Pension Contribution Priority in Bankruptcy
Pension Planning, Volume XIV, No. 3
December 2008
Conflicting Duties for Plan Sponsors
Pension Planning, Volume XIV, No. 3
December 2008
Creative Ways to Cut Labor Costs in Canada: Furloughs and Work Sharing
Northern Exposure: Employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada
November 25, 2008
Non-Pension Covenants
Conference on Pensions and Benefits in Mergers and Acquisitions, Canadian Bar Association
November 21, 2008
Pension Fund Investment in Challenging Times
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
November 2008
Impact of Pension Funding on Credit Agreements
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
November 2008
New Pension Contribution Priorities under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
November 2008
Defined Benefit Pension Plans Face Trouble
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
November 2008
Reducing Pensions & Benefits Cost in Response to Challenging Times
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
November 2008
Protecting Your Business from Departing Employees
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Newsletter
November 2008
SCC Restores $1.5 Million Award Against Branch Manager for Leading Mass Exodus Competitor
Canadian Corporate Counsel
November/December 2008
SCC Restores $1.5 Million Award Against Branch Manager for Leading Mass Exodus to Competitor
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law Bulletin
October 2008
Wronko and Changes to Pensions and Other Post-Employment Benefits
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
October 2008
Slater Steel: Pension Funding in Tough Times
National Insolvency Review, Vol 25, No 5
October 2008
Entitlement to Time Off to Vote in Federal Elections
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law Bulletin
September 2008
The Importance of Written Employment Contracts
Labour, Employment & Human Rights Newsletter
September 2008
Preventing and Managing Workplace Violence: An International Perspective
World Focus, American Society of Safety Engineers
September 2008
Tough Times and Pension Funding in Canada: Lessons from Slater Steel
Pensions and Benefits Bulletin
September 2008
The Hydro-Quebec Case: An Important Update On The Duty To Accommodate
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law Bulletin
July 2008
Managing Workplace Violence Through Risk Assessment
Summer Newsletter, Canadian Society of Safety Engineering
July 2008
Landmark Supreme Court of Canada Decision Significantly Alters the Law Regarding Damages in Wrongful Dismissal Cases
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law Bulletin
July 2008
The Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies the Law of Damages in Wrongful Dismissal Actions
Labour, Employment and Human Rights
June 2008
Annoted Code of Civil Procedure
co-author, Lexis Nexis
June 1st, 2008
Bullet Proofing Defined Contribution Plans
HRPA Newsletter
May 2008
Drug testing in the mining sector
CIM Magazine
May 2008
Incorporation of Employment Standards Act Provisions in the Contract of Employment
Labour Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 2008
Conditions of validity regarding the non-competition clauses: abstract
Barreau du Québec, ''Développements récents sur la non-concurrence'', Éditions Yvons
2008
Guide to Setting Up Business in the UK
Fasken Martineau Stringer Saul Bulletin
May 2008
Where's Wallace? The Ontario Court of Appeal Clarifies the Meaning of Bad Faith
April 2008
To Appeal or Not to Appeal - That is the Question
Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine
April 2008
Reflection on the inevitable disclosure doctrine
Barreau du Québec, "Developpements récents en droits du travail", Éditions Yvon Blais
2008
New Posting Requirement for Ontario Employers
Employer Alert
March 2008
Terminaison d'emploi: le consentement d'un employé donné dans le cadre d'une transaction de fin d'emploi ou d'une démission
Bulletin jurisprudentiel, Éditions Yvon Blais
March 2008
MEPP Employers May Be Jointly and Severally Liable for Wind Up Deficits
Employee Benefit News Canada
January/February 2008
What's New in Canada
International Pension Lawyer
2008
SERPs in a Troubled Economy
Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Vol. 20, No. 3
2008
Tax-Free Savings Accounts
Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Vol. 19, No. 2
2008
The Employer's Employment Agreement - Protecting your confidential and proprietary information
January 2008
Ontario Unlocks: Treasure Chest or Pandora's Box?
Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Vol. 18, No. 8
2008
Workplace Human Rights: Annual Review of Law and Practice
Continuing Legal Education
2008
Canada's Supreme Court Awards RBC Dominion $1.5 Million from Branch Manager Who Defected to Merill Lynch

Northern Exposure Blog Contributions 

2008
Should You Comply With Legal Requirements or Best Practices?
COS Magazine, CLB Media Publication
December 2007
Airport Redevelopment and Construction Safety Under Provincial Authority
Labour Relations Section, Ontario Bar Association
December 2007
Managing a Workplace Incident: Does Your Company Have a Plan of Response
Road Builder Magazine, Ontario Road Builders Association
Fall/Winter 2007
Background Checking: It’s Legal if Done Properly
Workplace Magazine
2007
Ontario's New Statutory Holiday -- Employer Impact
Labour and Employment Alert
October 2007
Airport Redevelopment and Construction Safety Under Provincial Authority
Canadian Society Safety Engineers Publication
Fall 2007
A Practical Guide to Occupational Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation Compliance in Alberta
Canada Law Book
October 2007
Losing the Right to Accommodation: Can an Employee Forfeit His/Her Opportunity?
Insight Conference
October 2007
The New Human Rights System in Ontario
Labour and Employment Alert
September 2007
Disabled Employees Must Provide Detailed Information to Employers
COS Magazine, CLB Media Publication
August 2007
Arbitrator Affirms Prohibition against Random Drug Testing
Beyond Results Bulletin
August 2007
Don’t Hire a Rogue: Employee Background Checking in the Post-Enron Age
Canadian Corporate Counsel Association
2007
Kerry at the Court of Appeal: Good News for Employers
Pension Planning, Vol. XIII, No. 3
2007
Travel to and From Work May Be Considered Work-Related by WSIB
Roadbuilder Magazine, Ontario Road Builders Association
Spring/Summer 2007
Hours of Work and Overtime Litigation on the Rise
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
June 2007
Automatic Application of Loss of Seniority and Job Loss Clauses in Cases of Disability: The End of a Saga?
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
May 2007
Compensation of Executive Officers and Directors
Corporate Governance Bulletin
May 2007
What Employers Must Know About Managing the 'Legal Minefield' of Disable Employees
COS Magazine, CLB Media Publication
April 2007
But I Thought You Checked: Background Checking of Temporary Employees
Canadian HR Reporter
April 2007
Arbitrator Affirms Prohibition Against Random Drug Testing
Labour, Employment and Human Rights Bulletin
April 2007
Pre-Employment Background Checking Can Assist in Reducing Risk of Fraud
Lawyers Weekly