Employment Law Update - Spring 2019

Canadian Employment News Series

Employment Update

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Major changes coming to the Canada Labour Code
We review the key highlights in the Federal Government’s efforts to modernize labour standards.
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