Blogues de Miller Thomson

Grâce à ses blogues, Miller Thomson décrit sur un ton plus informel certaines perspectives juridiques au Canada. Lire ici les divers points de vue.

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Investigating Employee Misconduct

22 mai 2012

Blogue du secteur du droit du travail et de l'emploi au Canada

Author: Clifford Hart Joe, an employee of 15 years, is caught on surveillance video taking scrap out of the plant, which is in direct violation of company rules. Sally, who is off work and in receipt of short-term disability benefits...

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Job Competitions: Union Observers, Non-Union Applicants and Privacy

17 mai 2012 | Heather MacMillan-Brown

Blogue du secteur du droit du travail et de l'emploi au Canada

Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology v. Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union, 2012 SKQB 102. This case involved the interpretation of a provision of a collective bargaining agreement (the « CBA ») between the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and...

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ONCA Affirms Start Date of OPCF 44R Limitation Period

14 mai 2012

Blogue : Droit des assurances

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has affirmed that the limitation period in section 17 of the OPCF 44R (Family Protection Endorsement) starts from when the plaintiff has a body of evidence accumulated that would give him a “reasonable chance”...

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Court Denies Plaintiff “Peace of Mind” SABS Declaration

9 mai 2012

Blogue : Droit des assurances

A Superior Court judge has denied an accident benefits plaintiff a “peace of mind” declaration she sought with respect to her claim for income replacement benefits. The decision is interesting as it appears that the plaintiff might have been categorized...

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Parveen and AVIVA: Practical steps for settlement of AB Claims

8 mai 2012 | Talaal Bond

Blogue : Droit des assurances

Since the Parveen and AVIVA decision (and its companion Fredric and AVIVA) was published on March 30, 2012 there has been considerable confusion regarding the adequacy of the Settlement Disclosure Notice (“SDN”). Prior to that time, the SDN has been understood to have...

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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case Regarding Liability of Road Authority

4 mai 2012 | Amelia M. Leckey

Blogue : Droit des assurances

On May 3, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an application for leave to appeal the dismissal of an action seeking damages for alleged negligent road maintenance [Morsi v. Fermar Paving Limited et al, SCC 34515]. The claim arose...

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Insurer Must Pay Stripper Pole Benefits

1 mai 2012

Blogue : Droit des assurances

Yesterday the Ontario Divisional Court unanimously upheld FSCO’s decisions in Whipple v. Economical (affectionately known as the “stripper pole” case). In Whipple, the claimant and his golf buddies were returning via Interstate 90 from a day of golfing in New...

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Employer Found Liable of Defamation and Procedural Abuse Towards its Former Employee

27 avril 2012

Blogue du secteur du droit du travail et de l'emploi au Canada

Author: Marie-Pier Côté An Employer terminated its Employee, an accounting clerk, for it firmly believed that she had stolen a sum of $30,000 over a certain period of time. A succession of proceedings ensued. The Court of Québec recently put...

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Ontario Court of Appeal Rules Husband Found Not Criminally Responsible for Wife’s Death Entitled to Life Insurance Proceeds

25 avril 2012 | Amelia M. Leckey

Blogue : Droit des assurances

A husband and wife separated in 1992. In 1998 the husband took out a life insurance policy on his wife. In 2006 he killed his wife. He was charged with second degree murder. At trial was found not criminally responsible....

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Improper Use of Company Data Yields Large Damage Award

24 avril 2012

Blogue du secteur du droit du travail et de l'emploi au Canada

I.          Introduction Most companies consider the proprietary information that they develop in the course of business is an asset worthy of protection. One area of concern is the use or misuse of such information by former...

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