Employment law

COVID-19: Can an employee refuse to come into work?

COVID-19: Can an employee refuse to come into work?

While the global coronavirus pandemic rages on, employers face increasing uncertainty in regards to policy, employee contracts, and workplace rules

Are Canadian workplaces prepared for a pandemic?

Are Canadian workplaces prepared for a pandemic?

Which legal provisions protect employers and staff in this time of crisis?

Court overturns dismissal of drug-addicted thieving nurse

Court overturns dismissal of drug-addicted thieving nurse

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Federal court clarifies that reinstatement is not the 'standard' remedy in all unjust dismissal case

Federal court clarifies that reinstatement is not the 'standard' remedy in all unjust dismissal case

Adjudicators have an array of options under the Canada Labour Code (CLC) to remedy an unjust dismissal

Long term disability leave: What you need to know

Long term disability leave: What you need to know

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder

2019 in review: A look back at the top cases

2019 in review: A look back at the top cases

2019 was a tumultuous year for employers with significant changes to workplace legislation