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Labour and Employment Compliance in Canada by Lisa Stam, Kevin Coon

Labour and Employment Compliance in Canada - Second Edition

By Kevin Coon, Adrian Ishak


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Detailed attention to compliance with labour and employment laws is crucial for success in setting up business in a foreign country. This book – one of a series derived from Kluwer’s matchless publication International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook – focuses on the relevant laws and regulations in Canada. It is thoroughly practical in orientation. Employers and their counsel can be assured that it fulfills the need for accurate and detailed knowledge of laws in Canada on all aspects of employment, from recruiting to termination, working conditions, compensation and benefits to collective bargaining.

The volume proceeds in a logical sequence through such topics as the following:

  • written and oral contracts
  • interviewing and screening
  • evaluations and warnings
  • severance pay
  • reductions in force
  • temporary workers
  • trade union rights
  • wage and hour laws
  • employee benefits
  • workers’ compensation
  • safety and environmental regulations
  • immigration law compliance
  • restrictive covenants
  • anti-discrimination laws ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
  • employee privacy rights ;
  • dispute resolution
  • ;recordkeeping requirements

A wealth of practical features such as checklists of do’s and don’ts, step-by-step compliance measures, applicable fines and penalties, and much more contribute to the book’s day-to-day usefulness. Easy to understand for lawyers and non-lawyers alike, this book is sure to be welcomed by business executives and human resources professionals, as well as by corporate counsel and business lawyers.

Resources Table of Contents
Publish Date 08/20/2014
Publish Frequency As Needed
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041156372
SKU 10058144-0001
Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Legal Framework: Employment Laws

Chapter 2. Contracts of Employment

Chapter 3. Recruiting, Interviewing, Screening and Hiring Employees

Chapter 4. Managing Performance/Conduct

Chapter 5. Termination of Employment of Employees for Performance or Disciplinary Reasons

Chapter 6. Layoffs, Reductions in Force, And/Or Redundancies as a Result of Job Eliminations or Other Restructuring

Chapter 7. Labour and Employment Law Rami.cations Upon Acquisition or Sale of a Business

Chapter 8. Use of Alternative Workforces: Independent Contractors, Fixed-Term Contract Employees, and Temporary or Leased Workers

Chapter 9. Obligation to Bargain Collectively with Trade Unions: Employees’ Right to Strike and a Company’s Right to Continue Business Operations

Chapter 10. Working Conditions: Hours of Work and Payment of Wages

Chapter 11. Other Working Conditions, Bene.ts and Leaves of Absences

Chapter 12. Workers’ Compensation

Chapter 13. Company’s Obligation to Provide Safe and Healthy Workplace

Chapter 14. Immigration, Secondment and Foreign Assignment

Chapter 15. Restrictive Covenants and Protection of Trade Secrets and Confidential Information

Chapter 16. Protection of Whistleblowing Claims

Chapter 17. Prohibition of Discrimination in the Workplace

Chapter 18. Smoking in the Workplace

Chapter 19. Use of Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

Chapter 20. AIDS, HIV, SARS, Bloodborne Pathogens