Tag Archives: Canada

Addressing Legal Issues Related to Mental Health

The Mental Health of Employees at Work Addressing the legal issues related to the mental health of employees at work is one of the more perplexing issues facing employers in Canada. It is because of … Read More

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It is hard to lose the game when you make the rules

Privacy in the workplace continues to dominate the legal and policy discussions. Most recently, Jerry Agar of CFRB 1010 and the Toronto Sun, addressed the issue in an editorial. Naturally, he sought the advice of … Read More

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High school secretary moonlights as adult film star; What’s a principal to do?

Adult film entertainer, Samantha Ardente, must have known the jig was up when a student at the high school she works at asked her for her autograph. Read More

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Common Employment Law Questions

Question: If working in a salaried position and being in sales (during a time of low sales) can your employer "pull salary" away from you and place you solely on commission effective immediately, even if … Read More

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UK Haidresser losses job after shaving profits from employer

Mark McMorrine will likely be styling hair in prison for the next 18 months. The Lasswade, Scotland hairdresser was recently convicted of theft and fraud stemming from a scheme in which he stole equipment from … Read More

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RBC Dominion Securities Inc. v. Merrill Lynch

In its recent decision in RBC Dominion Securities Inc. v. Merrill Lynch, the Supreme Court of Canada has reinforced an employee’s duty to provide reasonable notice of resignation as well as, reestablished an employee’s duty … Read More

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Daniel A. Lublin, Toronto Employment Lawyer, wins suit without calling a single witness

In a recent Ontario Superior Court decision, Adjemian v. Brook Crompton North America, 2008 CanLII 27469 (ON S.C.), Daniel A. Lublin successfully argued for and won a Motion for Summary Judgment, effectively winning the case … Read More

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Don’t be too quick on the trigger with the send button.

As reported by the Toronto Star, Rick Sullivan sent an email to pal Jason Wade regarding rumours about former co-worker, Ronald Harrington.  The contents alleged that Harrington was dismissed from his previous employment for “cooking … Read More

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BC Human Rights Tribunal supports transsexual’s termination

On May 27, 2008 the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal ruled in favour of BC Ferries with respect the the firing of transsexual employee, Deborah Magnone. Deborah, who was previously known as Marshall John Magnone, … Read More

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Don’t be too quick to sign

This is the cautionary tale of two cases that reveal the fate of employees too quick to sign their names… In Barr v. Pennzoil-Quaker State Canada Inc. the court ruled that the deal was less … Read More

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