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Feb 27, 2015
Serving customers all of the time deemed an essential duty of position

Feb 25, 2015
Difficult for employer to prove incompetence in chaotic and busy working environment: Court

Feb 20, 2015
Firefighter's death came during training run by private company, not employer

Feb 6, 2015
2 directors get 25 days in jail for not ensuring company compliance; no health and safety training provided to deceased worker

Feb 4, 2015
Protect your settlement with a confidentiality agreement

Jan 14, 2015
Alberta human rights decision highlights employer’s responsibility to accommodate childcare obligations as family status

Dec 11, 2014
Spells out unacceptable behaviour, how to handle complaints
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
Mar 3, 2015
Fearing for victim's safety, he told worker it was her choice to tell others at firm and start an investigation

Feb 24, 2015
Case has been called 'wake-up call' for gender equality

Feb 23, 2015
Current and former employees sued in 2006 over mismanagement of retirement fund

Feb 18, 2015
Claims termination violated his rights to freedom of religion, speech

Jan 27, 2015
Nearly 500 retirees had sued over contributions to health-care costs

Jan 14, 2015
Companies say workers took too long to sue
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Racist and threatening remarks made by immigrant worker towards another immigrant worker breached code of conduct and policies

Worker complained of several incidents breaching harassment policy, but employer met its obligations in some of them

Ontario courts are increasingly using previously little-used powers to award human rights damages

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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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