Labour and employment

Considering employees during mergers and acquisitions

Considering employees during mergers and acquisitions

With acquisitions come people, and with them matters of salaries, severance, unions and other vendor and acquiror considerations

Top Intellectual Property and Labour and Employment Boutiques

Top Intellectual Property and Labour and Employment Boutiques

Voting is now open for the Top IP and Top Labour and Employment boutiques surveys

New federal labour rules aim to curb workplace sexual harassment

New federal labour rules aim to curb workplace sexual harassment

Changes address precarious employment

Collecting employee data

Collecting employee data

Keyboard stroke and internet monitoring, video surveillance and examining social media postings. These are just a few ways in which employers might legally monitor employees and job candidates, all of which are used.

Training around workplace sexual harassment needs careful approach

Training around workplace sexual harassment needs careful approach

Some high-profile cases of alleged sexual harassment or assault in the workplace in recent years have ensured that this is an issue that all employers, regardless of size, need to confront and try to minimize as best as possible the risk of it taking place in the future.

B.C. and Alberta take starkly different approach to labour reforms

B.C. and Alberta take starkly different approach to labour reforms

In Western Canada, labour and employment law is evolving along two distinct paths, with governments in British Columbia and Alberta both in the process of passing labour law reforms.