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Wilson v. We Wai Kai Nation / Cape Mudge Indian Band (CLC Ajudication, July 2018)

Our client was a long-term, senior employee of the We Wai Kai First Nation (WWK). When he was dismissed after over 30 years of service, he filed both a Canada Labour Code complaint of unjust dismissal and a Human Rights complaint against WWK. These complaints were heard by an Adjudicator over the course of a […]

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The Canada Labour Code vs. The Courts: The Devil is in the Details

By Richard Johnson. In Canada, most non-unionized employees have one primary means of recourse (absent a human rights claim) for challenging a dismissal: litigation through our civil court system. For non-unionized employees working in a federally governed industry such as air transportation or banking or for a First Nation, however, there are two primary options: […]

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Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.: Is a “Without Cause” Dismissal also “Unjust”?

By Andres Barker, Lawyer. A recent Federal Court of Appeal decision has provided some clarity on the meaning of an “unjust dismissal”, and in doing so offers some added piece of mind to employers in federally regulated industries who want to make adjustments to their labour force. Background Employees who work in industries such as […]

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What Do the Recent Changes to the Canada Labour Code Mean for Me?

Do you operate in the shipping, railway, air transportation, radio broadcasting, banking, or another federally-regulated industry? If so, your business is likely subject to the Canada Labour Code (the “CLC”), and recent changes to that statute have the potential to significantly reduce the financial and other stress employers experience following an employee complaint for unpaid […]

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