IN THIS ISSUE:
Tom Hakemi takes a look at a recent application of the
U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act and shows how these whistleblower
provisions may, under certain circumstances, also protect employees working outside the U.S.
Meanwhile, Katherine Reilly looks at a recent B.C. Supreme Court decision, Monjushko v. Century College Ltd., which examined the reasonable notice rights of employees working on fixed-term contracts.
In “Grounds for Dismissal: Employees Can’t
Just Deny Insubordination,” Gary Fraser delves into
McGachie v. Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre
Society and shows how an employee’s refusal to formally
acknowledge her mistakes was enough insubordination
to lead to her just cause dismissal.
Michael Weiler summarizes recent notice awards in B.C.
Matthew Dewar looks at the changes to the Ontario Human Rights Code made in 2006 and how these will impact on employers and employees in Ontario.
Finally, In “New Statutory Holiday for Ontario; New Costs for Employers” George Waggott explains how important it is for employers to regularly review their employee holiday policies.
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