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Dismissal for excessive absenteeism too hasty

Medical notes should take precedence over surveillance of injured employee's outside activities: Arbitrator

Worker suffered unfair treatment but not discrimination from supervisor

Bad treatment by supervisor not related to worker's sexual orientation: tribunal

No just cause means right to recall still valid

Dismissal wasn't for poor performance and didn't negate right to recall for seasonal worker: Arbitrator

Verbal agreement on commission stands without written agreement

Employee agreed to certain level of sales commission when hired but no written contract was provided

Vandalism leads back to employee with grudge

Worker denied damaging co-workers' tools but evidence pointed to guilt

Worker’s dismissal after OHS inspector’s visit a reprisal: Board

Employee expressed concern over harassment from customers; co-worker complained to Ministry of Labour

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses challenge to allocation of EI funds

Unions wanted surplus to go towards EI but funds were part of general government revenues
Neena Gupta, a lawyer with Gowlings in Kitchener, Ont., discusses the impact Canada's aging workforce will have on employers.

How to Get the Best Talent and Keep It: A Guide for Employers

Learn best practices for attracting the best people to your organization and avoiding liability
The duty to accommodate doesn’t just rest with the employer; employees must do their part as well
Jian Ghomeshi case highlights issues around disciplinary process