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June 1, 2022

Ontario, Canada: OCA Decides Union Member’s Tort Claim Against Third Party Must be Decided by Court Rather than Arbitrator

The appellate court dismissed an appeal, agreeing with the lower court that a football player’s action for damages against a physician for misdiagnosing his injury should proceed in superior court - and not in arbitration.

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May 31, 2022

Menstrual leave in the UK – a period of change?

Spain is proposing a law that would provide paid medical leave for people who suffer from period pain. Will this lead international employers to consider similar policies and, if so, what should they be thinking about?

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May 31, 2022

Ontario, Canada Appeal Court Decides Non-competition Clause in Employment Agreement Governed by Common Law is Unenforceable

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has dismissed an employer’s appeal of an application judge’s decision that a non-competition clause in an employment agreement governed by the common law was unenforceable because it was ambiguous and overbroad.

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May 26, 2022

“One Size Fits All” Data Retention Policies: A Unicorn for International Employers?

Employers often want to have a data retention policy that works for all of their international operations. We look at the challenges with this approach and how to make it work in practice.

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May 26, 2022

UK: High Potential Individual Visas allow employers a new unsponsored route to hire top graduates

This month the High Potential Individual route to the UK opens – part of an effort, in the words of Chancellor Rishi Sunak, “to create one of the world’s most attractive visa regimes for entrepreneurs and highly skilled people."

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May 24, 2022

Our company recently received an international harassment complaint in which related parties to be interviewed are based in several countries. What are the primary considerations for investigating this type of international complaint?

It is crucial to conduct an effective investigation so that the company can take proper action based on the accurate understanding of what happened. It can also be a legal requirement to investigate a complaint depending on the country.

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May 19, 2022

Canada: Another Arbitrator Dismisses Grievance Disputing Mandatory Vaccination Policy

An arbitrator recently dismissed a union grievance disputing that the unilateral imposition of a mandatory vaccination practice was a reasonable exercise of management rights and responsibilities under the collective agreement.

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May 18, 2022

Ontario, Canada: Appeal Court Declines to Resolve Whether Employees Laid Off During Pandemic May Claim Constructive Dismissal at Common Law

On May 12, 2022, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its long-awaited decision in a case concerning whether an Ontario regulation precludes an employee who was laid off during the pandemic from claiming constructive dismissal at common law.

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May 13, 2022

French Supreme Court Approves the Macron Scale for Dismissal Damages

On May 11, 2022, the French Supreme Court issued two long-awaited decisions on the statutory scale of indemnification—i.e., the Macron scale—currently applicable in cases of dismissal without cause.

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May 13, 2022

British Columbia, Canada Court of Appeal Upholds Determination That Three Taxi Drivers Are Employees

In a recent decision, the British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld a determination that three taxi drivers were employees and not independent contractors for purposes of the province’s Employment Standards Act.

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