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June 9, 2021

British Columbia, Canada Court Deducts CERB From Employee’s Damages for Wrongful Dismissal

To date, few decisions in Canada have considered whether the amount of the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) employees receive after their job termination should be deducted from their damages in lieu of common law reasonable notice.

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June 4, 2021

11th Circuit Finds Employee Conduct May Lead to Termination Even Where the Conduct is the Result of Mental Illness

On May 27, 2021, in Todd v. Fayette County School District, a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the propriety of a school district’s decision to end a mentally ill teacher’s employment.

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May 25, 2021

Montana Legalizes Marijuana for Recreational Use and Will Protect Lawful Off-Work Use

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte recently signed two bills designed to establish the framework for recreational cannabis and to begin to implement voter initiatives regarding the sale, use and possession of recreational marijuana.

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May 17, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Reminds Employers it is Important to Adhere to Their Contracts’ Termination Provisions

A recent Ontario court ordered an employer to pay damages for reasonable notice at common law when it decided the employer repudiated its employment agreement for failing to comply with one of its termination provisions.

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May 14, 2021

Montana Makes Significant Changes to State Employment Laws

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte recently signed three bills that make significant changes to Montana’s Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act, Human Rights Act, and Wage Protection Act.

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May 13, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Finds Employee Repudiated Her Employment Contract When She Refused to Work Unless New Conditions Were Met

In Anderson v Total Instant Lawns Ltd, 2021 ONSC 2933 (Total Instant Lawns), an employee claimed her job was terminated and sought damages for wrongful dismissal.

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May 10, 2021

New Arizona Law Eases Restrictions for Obtaining Occupational Licenses for Those With Criminal Histories

Arizona recently enacted a law amending Arizona Revised Statutes Section 13-905 to allow persons convicted of certain criminal offenses the opportunity to set aside a prior conviction and seek a Certificate of Second Chance.

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May 4, 2021

Philadelphia Passes Ordinance Banning Marijuana Tests for Many Prospective Employees

On April 22, 2021, the Philadelphia City Council passed a new ordinance prohibiting employers from conducting pre-hire marijuana testing, which Mayor Jim Kenney signed into law on April 28, 2021.

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May 4, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Decides Employee Laid Off During COVID-19 May Claim Constructive Dismissal at Common Law

Employers have been concerned about how layoffs and constructive dismissals that occur during the COVID-19 pandemic would be viewed by the courts under the common law.

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April 26, 2021

The Netherlands: Orange zone travel? Red card!

The Sub-District Court in Maastricht upheld the summary dismissal of an employee who travelled to an orange zone destination despite his employer’s COVID-19-related travel restrictions.

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