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Jan 30, 2015
Supreme Court grants appeal of controversial essential services law

Jan 28, 2015
Protects cases of gross negligence, criminal behaviour: Lawyer

Jan 27, 2015
Consultations raise hope federal government ready to make changes to labour code

Jan 26, 2015
Female employee fired, allegedly after complaining she earned $35,000 less than male predecessor

Jan 22, 2015
Notes for labour minister were changed on same day as bill to protect unpaid interns introduced to parliament

Jan 19, 2015
Employee claimed she was injured typing fake profiles

Jan 14, 2015
Alberta human rights decision highlights employer’s responsibility to accommodate childcare obligations as family status
Jan 27, 2015
Nearly 500 retirees had sued over contributions to health-care costs

Jan 23, 2015
15 African-American employees fired after white workers were hired file complaint against franchisee and corporation

Jan 19, 2015
Firefighter killed after getting too close to power line during challenge with marching band

Jan 14, 2015
Companies say workers took too long to sue

Jan 14, 2015
Military called her a threat to its reputation, says complainant

Jan 13, 2015
Would consider gains from fraud, not financial losses caused by fraud
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Worker made trip arrangements after using up his vacation time, then asked his doctor for note giving him time off for stress during trip dates

Employee kept changing date and couldn’t provide details of alleged knife incident with co-worker with whom he had past altercations

Workplace was full of gossip and rumours; employer relied on hearsay to determine worker was responsible

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Target will abandon its ill-fated expansion into Canada less than two years after its launch — hopes to give employees minimum 16-week packages. Katharine Jackson reports

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