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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Employment (2023 Reissue)

This title covers employment law topics such as human rights legislation, employment standards, obligations and duties of the employee, and more.
Publication Language: English
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Hardcover | 884 pages

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Published: July 13, 2023
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433525707

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The uncertain economics of our times and growing complexity of the employment relationship place a particular premium on a general knowledge of employment law for most Canadian lawyers. Whether the issue is reasonable grounds for dismissal, confidentiality requirements, workplace harassment or the entitlement to bereavement leave, few areas of practice are unconnected to some aspect of employment law.

Halsbury's Employment (2023 Reissue) provides the necessary understanding of this area of law, knowledgeably covering topics such as:

  • Employment standards and other protective legislation
    • Wages, working conditions, absences and remuneration
    • Exclusions and variances
    • Enforcement
  • Charter protections
  • Human rights protections, including discrimination, enforcement, remedies and employment agencies
  • Pay equity
  • Right to privacy
  • Employment relationship
    • Definition of employee
    • Capacity to contract
    • Immigration laws
    • Identifying the employer
  • Making the contract of employment
    • Statutory and common law requirements and sources
    • Varying contractual terms
    • Collateral contracts and defective contracts
    • Frustration of the contract
  • Obligations and duties of the employer
    • Duties to pay remuneration, keep records, protect from harassment and intimidation, and provide work, a healthy and safe work environment, fairness, references, rest periods and leaves of absence
  • Obligations and duties of the employee
    • Common law obligations and duties, including the implied duty of fidelity, restrictive covenants, secret profits, inventions, copyright, competing with the employer, trade secrets and confidential information, fiduciary duties and repayment of advances
    • Statutory obligations and duties, including illegal strikes, health and safety and public duties
  • Termination of the employment relationship
    • By expiry, agreement, retirement and resignation
    • Constructive dismissal
    • Dismissal for cause
    • Notice of termination
    • Wrongful dismissal

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