Gowling news

Recent SCC decision clarifies application of health and safety inspection provision

Recent SCC decision clarifies application of health and safety inspection provision

The Supreme Court of Canada has clarified the provision related to health and safety inspection of a workplace laid out in the Canada Labour Code

Your employees have been publicly accused of discrimination. Now what?

Your employees have been publicly accused of discrimination. Now what?

Having an employee publicly accused of discrimination or harassment can be an employer's worst nightmare

Top lawyers offer age-aware advice

Top lawyers offer age-aware advice

Three industry figures have shared their thoughts on how employers can ensure their workplaces are accommodating to all ages.

Are Christmas close-downs actually allowed?

Are Christmas close-downs actually allowed?

Employers often enforce week-long breaks, but can you legally ask your workers to take more than the statutory holidays?

What happens when a worker falls sick on vacation?

What happens when a worker falls sick on vacation?

Should they legally be on sick leave or annual holiday? HRM asked two employment lawyers for their expert advice.