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January 8, 2020

15 Key Developments in Canadian Labour & Employment Law in 2019

Canada saw significant developments in labour and employment law in 2019. Here is our Littler LLP overview of 15 key developments in 2019 with links to more detailed articles and commentary.

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January 6, 2020

Provisional Measure #905 – A New Mini Labor Reform in Brazil

Provisional Measure # 905, published on November 12, 2019, establishes a new type of labor relationship in Brazil.

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December 24, 2019

New Federal Fair Chance Act Applies to Federal Contractors and Agencies

On December 20, 2019, the president signed legislation, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, which includes the federal Fair Chance Act.

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December 19, 2019

Deal or no Deal? Ontario, Canada Court Determines Employer and Employees Agreed to Settlement Absent Written Contract

An Ontario court recently applied the basic contract law principle that an agreement is formed when an offer is made and accepted, and consideration exchanged; the contract’s terms need not be in writing to be enforceable.

Dear Littler
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December 9, 2019

Dear Littler: Can We Still Maintain Hairstyle and Personal Grooming Policies?

Our handbook restricts employees on the sales floor from wearing facial piercings, visible tattoos, long beards and dreadlocks. We’ve heard that new laws prohibit “hairstyle discrimination” and restrict dress codes. Can we still maintain our look?

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December 4, 2019

Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Recent Developments in the Asia Pacific Region

Littler’s International Employment Law Practice Group includes experienced practitioners who help employers solve local and multinational legal issues across borders. Here, we shine a light on burgeoning legal developments in several Asia Pacific nations.

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December 4, 2019

ONTARIO, CANADA: Not Discrimination to Provide Part-time Benefits to Employee Permanently Accommodated with Part-time Work Due to a Disability

The Ontario Divisional court recently held that an employer is not discriminating against an accommodated employee who can only work part-time because of a disability when it fails to provide the employee the benefits that a full-time employee receives.

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November 22, 2019

Illinois Legislature Amends Marijuana Law, Bringing Clarity, Relief to Employers with Workplace Drug-Testing Programs

The Illinois legislature has passed amendments to the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act that may ease employer concerns about maintaining and enforcing drug-free workplace programs prohibiting marijuana use.

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November 18, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Without-Cause Termination Provision Upheld

A Canadian employee's attempt to invalidate an employment contract failed, even though one provision in the contract, the just-cause termination provision, was invalid.

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November 15, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Human Rights Tribunal Awards $120,000 Award for Discrimination in Hiring Process

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently rendered its decision on remedy in a case in which it found the employer’s practice of requiring job applications to be permanently eligible to work in Canada as discriminatory.

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