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2000

"Employer Liability in the Administration of Benefits Plans"

"Employer Liability in the Administration of Benefits Plans" (October 1, 2000) is the title of a paper written by Elizabeth J. Forster at Blaney McMurtry in Ontario.

The paper covers the following topics:

  1. Obligation to Extend Benefit Coverage Upon Termination of Employment
  2. Misrepresentation by Employer of Employee Benefits
  3. Liability for Misrepresentations, Errors and Omissions in Administering Benefit Policies
  4. Vested Rights
  5. Ontario Human Rights Code
  6. Fiduciary Obligations
  7. Employment Standards Act

Panel reviewing Canadian Human Rights Act releases report

Jurisdiction: - Canada/Federal

The Report of the Canadian Human Rights Act Review Panel was released in June 2000.

The four-person panel was chaired by Gerard La Forest, who retired from the Supreme Court of Canada in 1997. It  was established in April 1999 by federal Minister of Justice Anne McLellan with a mandate to:  read more »

Dismissal not "unjust" under Canada Labour Code if employee given reasonable notice or payment in lieu

Jurisdiction: - Canada/Federal
Sector: - First Nations

Chalifoux v. Driftpile First Nation-Driftpile River Band No. 450, [2000] C.L.A.D. No. 368 (Wakeling)

"Sale of a Business: Pitfalls and Important Considerations in the Employment Statutes"

Jurisdiction: - Ontario

Mark E. Geiger and Kevin Robinson, lawyers at the law firm of Blaney McMurtry, have written a paper entitled, "Sale of a Business: Pitfalls and Important Considerations in the Employment Statutes".

"Privacy Issues in the Workplace - Employees Off-Duty Activities"

A lawyer at Davis & Company has written a paper on "Privacy Issues in the Workplace - Employees Off-Duty Activities" (May 16, 2000).