Employment Law Update - Spring 2019

Canadian Employment News Series

Hiring mistakes
The five biggest hiring mistakes and how to avoid them
When it comes to managing employment relationships, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Read more
Employment contracts
Compliant but not enforceable: beware of ambiguous language in termination clauses
An Ontario Divisional Court decision highlights how careful drafting is critical to ensuring employment agreements withstand judicial scrutiny.
Read more
Court of Appeal confirms narrow family status discrimination test in British Columbia
The BC Court of Appeal confirmed in a recent decision that it has no appetite to depart from BC’s current legal framework, which applies a stringent test to establish prima facie discrimination in the context of family status.
Read more
Privacy policy
When a privacy policy is not enough: Canadian Privacy Commissioners issue new guidance on obtaining meaningful consent
A look at the seven guiding principles to help organizations obtain meaningful consent from individuals for the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information.
Read more
Canada Labour Code
Major changes coming to the Canada Labour Code
We review the key highlights in the Federal Government’s efforts to modernize labour standards.
Read more