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Fasken Martineau Flash Training, leader in labour law

Where Fasken Martineau Conference Center
800, Place Victoria, 37th Floor
Montréal, QC
H4Z 1E9
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Fasken Martineau's Labour, Employment & Human Rights and Public Law practice group is pleased to invite you to its upcoming Flash Training. This conference is for all professionals wanting to enhance their legal knowledge in a networking-friendly context.

Constructive dismissal is a familiar concept; however, its parameters are relatively vague and ill-defined, mainly because of a conflict between employers' and employees' rights. On the one hand, an employer has the right to manage its human resources in the most efficient way possible, which includes the right to change unilaterally the working conditions of its employees. On the other hand, an employee has the corollary right to not have his or her essential working conditions, as provided in the employment contract, significantly changed without prior notice or just cause. Indeed, in such a case, resigning employees could claim having been constructively dismissed.

How far can employers make amendments to working conditions without the amendments being considered "a substantial change of an essential term" of an employee's employment contract? This is the question which our presenters will attempt to answer.

Participants can either attend this conference at Fasken Martineau's office or participate via webcast.

Note: An application to have this training activity recognized as mandatory continuing education has been submitted to the Québec Bar.

Contact person:
Steeve Nadon
514 397 5182