: Atlantic Employers' Counsel - Summer 2010

June 30, 2010

In this issue


Focus on Construction:

Unionization and its Impact in the Construction Industry

Employer Ordered to Pay for the Loss of EI Benefits

Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Construction Industry

Two Recent Decisions on Drug Testing in NL

Getting Hurt on the Job in Nova Scotia

Recent Developments:

Infliction of Mental Suffering and the Workplace

Arbitrator Awards over $500,000 in Termination Grievance

Don’t Win a Golf Tournament while Pretending to be Sick

“Locker Room” Atmosphere Costs Employer $50,000

Pitfalls of Poor Hiring Decisions

Legal Cost Awards in Human Rights Awards

Balancing the Conduct Against the Sanction: An Employee Need not Apologize

Promissory Estoppel – Union not Permitted to Pursue New Grievance on Matter Previously Withdrawn

Supreme Court of Canada Denies Leave to Appeal Ruling Upholding New Marine Security Regulations
New Brunswick Expands Scope of Pay Equity Legislation

Business Immigration Update

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