Category: Charter of Rights & Constitutional Law

Unilateral Unpaid Leave of Absence May Not Trigger Constructive Dismissal

Erin J. Baker
Sarah Miller

November 3, 2022

Erin J. Baker and Sarah Miller outline the main takeaways from Justice MacNaughton's decision in Parmar v Tribe Management Inc. that a mandatory vaccination policy in the workplace may not trigger constructive dismissal.

Read more

Mandatory Vaccinations in the Workplace

Erin J. Baker
Sarah Miller

July 22, 2021

With the widespread availability of COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada, employers are anxious to get their employees vaccinated and “back to normal,” employers are likely thinking about what they can do to return to pre-pandemic operations. The question then arises: can an employer require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine? And, if an employee refuses, what options does the employer have?

Read more