Top 10 All Topics Headlines from Canada
A discussion on the duties and liabilities of directors and company officers.
Back in July 2012, we covered "PVYW v Comcare" (No 2),  FCA 395, which concerned an employee in the HR department of an Australian government agency who was injured on a work-related trip to a country town in New South Wales.
The concept of a reasonable expectation of privacy has its origins in the power of authorities, usually police, to search or conduct surveillance without first obtaining a search warrant.
With security breaches being on the rise, the requirement to have organizations notify the relevant privacy commissioners and affected individuals upon a security breach taking place is becoming increasingly important.
A discussion on a recent decision of the Federal Court of Appeal, which confirms that the central question is, whether the person is performing the services as his own business, on his own account.
In the decision MDV Representations v. Corporation Xprima.com, the Superior Court highlights the importance of drafting termination clauses in a service contract using clear and simple language.
Not if you’re a lawyer, probably, but certainly if you work for Banana Republic.
An arbitrator has recently upheld the dismissal of a long-service unionized employee for safety violations.
Tragic cases and more mundane legislative changes have everyone talking about bullying and harassment.
Today (May 2, 2013), Ontario Finance Minister, Charles Sousa tabled the province’s 2013 Budget. This year’s budget, titled "A Prosperous and Fair Ontario" is committed to eliminating the deficit by 2017-18 and then reducing the net debt-to-GDP ratio to the pre-recession level of 27%.