Recent Issues

May 6, 2013

Can Professionals Enforce Non-Compete Agreements?

In a recent B.C. case,, a court had to decide whether a non-compete agreement between two veterinary practices was enforceable.  The court concluded that the non-competition […]
June 3, 2013

Should Canadian Employees Have Faith in Workplace Accommodation of Religion?

Canadian employers are required to accommodate the needs of religious employees in the workplace.  This requirement can extend to a number of different issues including weekly […]
June 20, 2013

Is A “Layoff” Really A Wrongful Dismissal?

Some employment lawyers and HR professionals have been buzzing about a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court which looked at the issue of whether a […]
June 24, 2013

Supreme Court Strikes Drug and Alcohol Testing

Is random drug and alcohol testing legal in Canadian workplaces?  There still may not be an absolutely clear answer to that question but the Supreme Court […]