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New Perspectives on Canadian Employment Law

This book provides employers and their advisors with a guide to recent developments in employment issues, as well as areas of Canadian employment law that have undergone significant changes. Each chapter is written as a stand-alone topic by experienced lawyers.
Publication Language: English
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$200.00
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Hardcover | 392 pages

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433477693

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The list of authors who have contributed to this collection of papers reads like a "who's who" of employment law in Canada. Together, these expert practitioners offer an incisive look at the current pressing and emerging issues in the constantly evolving area of employment law in Canada.

What's inside
Geared to employment lawyers, in-house counsel and human resources professionals, New Perspectives on Canadian Employment Law provides employers and their advisors with a guide to recent developments in employment issues, as well as areas of employment law that have undergone significant changes.

With each chapter written as a stand-alone topic by experienced lawyers, this collection delivers a comprehensive overview of today's most relevant employment law matters. In particular, the content includes:

  • The latest commentary on the most recent and significant decisions
  • Practical forms and templates developed by leading practitioners
  • A chapter on civil law issues
  • Insight and guidance from a slate of expert employment lawyers
In a unique and generous move, all royalties from this publication will be donated to charity.

Required reading
The line-up of expert authors makes New Perspectives on Canadian Employment Law a must- have addition to the bookshelves of:
  • In-house counsel who must deal with the finer points of employment law on a regular basis
  • Employment lawyers who need to understand all aspects of their evolving area of practice
  • Non-legal professionals in human resources who will benefit from the insight and information contained in this collection of papers
  • Law libraries that need to have the most up-to-date reference materials available
 

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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Employment Contracts – Jamie Knight (Filion Thorup Wakely Angeletti LLP)

Chapter 2 Constructive Dismissal – Michael Fitzgibbon (Watershed LLP)

Chapter 3 Just Cause Dismissals in Canadian Employment Law: Recent Developments – George Vassos (Kuretzky Vassos Henderson LLP)

Chapter 4 The Law of Mitigation in the Employment Contract – Malcolm MacKillop, Dan Shields & Hendrik Nieuwland (Shields O'Donnell MacKillop LLP)

Chapter 5 Restrictive Covenants and Employee Duties/Fiduciary Litigation – Malcolm MacKillop, Hendrik Nieuwland & Brandin O'Connor (Shields O'Donnell MacKillop LLP)

Chapter 6 Tort Claims Related to Employment Litigation – Bill Gale & Norm Grosman (Grosman, Grosman & Gale LLP)

Chapter 7 Employment Law and Practice: Current Issues: Litigation of Employment Law Cases – Janice Payne (Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP)

Chapter 8 Extraordinary Damages – Karen Sargeant & Brian Smeenk (Fasken Martineau)

Chapter 9 Preparing a Severance Package – Richard Charney & Sarah Crossley (Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP)
Chapter 10 Class Actions – Louis Sokolov (Sotos LLP) & Laura Fric (Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP)

Chapter 11 Discrimination – Melanie Reist (Morrison Reist)

Chapter 12 Harassment/Violence in the Workplace – Erin Kuzz (Sherrard Kuzz LLP)

Chapter 13 Workplace Investigations – Christine Thomlinson, Janice Rubin & Parisa Nikfarjam (Rubin Thomlinson LLP)

Chapter 14 Employee Privacy – Chris Foulon (Israel Foulon LLP)

Chapter 15 Employment Law Issues in Business Transactions – Kristin Taylor (Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP)

Chapter 16 Employment Law in Quebec – Guy Lavoie (Lavery Law)