Supreme Court clarifies rules on constructive dismissal and "administrative," i.e. non-disciplinary, suspension

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the test for constructive dismissal, holding that an administrative, i.e. non-disciplinary, suspension must be imposed... More

Nova Scotia government backs away from showdown with health care unions, avoids Charter collision

On March 13, after attempting (unsuccessfully) to dismiss the mediator-arbitrator it had appointed to determine bargaining unit composition and trade union representation under its health... More

Right to strike constitutionally protected, SCC rules

In a historic decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the right to strike in Canada is an essential component of the guarantee... More