Archive for October, 2020

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  • October 14, 2020
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SCC Update – Payment of Incentive Bonuses During the Notice Period

On Friday, October 9, 2020 the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision on Matthews v Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd.[1]  This decision was highly anticipated for its commentary on long-term incentive plan entitlements.Case SummaryThe appellant, David Matthews (“Matthews”) was employed…

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  • October 8, 2020
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Refusing Unsafe Work in the COVID Era (British Columbia)

Employees have a right to refuse unsafe work, but can an employee refuse to work based on a risk of possible exposure to COVID-19? This article provides a general overview of the grounds for and process of refusing unsafe work…