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"Taxation of employment law damages"

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The law firm of McMillan has pubished a useful Factsheet addressing how employment law damages are characterized and taxed. The Factsheet can be found here: "Taxation of employment law damages".

Canada's labour relations laws restrict worker choice, discourage investment, job growth, says Fraser Institute

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Jurisdiction: - All - United States

The Frasr Institute issued this news release on August 28, 2014

VANCOUVER-As Labour Day approaches, Canada's biased labour relations laws are failing workers, restricting their choices, and potentially stunting job growth and investment, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

The study, Labour Relations Laws in Canada and the United States, provides an empirical analysis of labour relations laws in the private sector for the 10 Canadian provinces, the Canadian federal government, and the 50 U.S. states. The study's Index of Labour Relations Laws provides an overall measurement of the extent to which jurisdictions achieve balance in their labour relations laws.  read more »

Class action filed against RCMP: Lawsuit alleges widespread sexual discrimination and harassment

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Sector: - Public Safety

The following news release was issued on March 27, 2012 by law firms Klein Lyons, a law firm with offices in Vancouver and Toronto, and / or Watkins Law, a law firm in Thunder Bay, Ontario:

CLASS ACTION FILED AGAINST RCMP
Lawsuit Alleges Widespread Sexual Discrimination and Harassment

VANCOUVER, March 27, 2012-A class action lawsuit was filed today in the B.C. Supreme Court against the R.C.M.P. on behalf of female employees of the RCMP. The suit, filed by former RCMP constable Janet Merlo, alleges widespread systemic discrimination by the RCMP against female members, civilian members and civil service employees.  read more »

Two employer surveys suggest that chill continuing to come off labour market climate in Canada

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Two employer surveys released yesterday and reported on by the Vancouver Sun today suggest that the chill is continuing to come off the labour market climate in Canada.

According to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey of nearly 1,900 Canadian employers:  read more »

Canada gains 25,000 jobs in May, but unemployment rate in British Columbia creeps up to 7.5%

Topics: - Workforce Trends
Jurisdiction: - All - British Columbia

Statistics Canada reported Friday that Canada gained 25,000 jobs in May, the fifth consecutive monthly increase. The June 4, 2010 Labour Force Survey further reported:  read more »