Update - Articles & Videos
In this update, Stuart talks about frustration of contract – and to be clear, that doesn’t mean someone is frustrated. Frustration of a contract occurs at law when the circumstances change and it becomes impossible to fulfill.
Workplace investigations have taken on tremendous importance in the world of HR. Failing to investigate, or failing to investigate properly, can result in significant liability. Nadia explains how and when to conduct them, as well as some best practices for employers.
Did CTV do anything wrong in the termination of Lisa LaFlamme’s position as anchor? In this video update, Stuart looks at the situation and addresses the issue of gender and sex discrimination and the broader context of human rights breaches when terminating an employee.
Nadia Zaman discusses Benke v Loblaw Companies Limited, in which the court found that placing an employee on an unpaid leave, after they refused to follow the company’s mask policy, did not constitute constructive dismissal.
Whether or not you can lose your job for refusing to be vaccinated, and how medical or religious exemptions factor in, will be an on-going issue for employers and their employees.
It’s not often that an HR-related video will go viral and spark conversation online, but it has happened recently. A woman posted on tiktok, offering Canada’s “freedom fighters” some advice – that what you say and do and show on social media can affect your job/job prospects. Ironically, it has done just that.. for her.
In this video update, Nadia Zaman talks about the latest arbitration decision on just cause for dismissal for refusal to vaccinate.