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Quebec Court Confirms Remote Workers for Foreign Employers May Not be Able to Seek Reinstatement in Case of Unjust Dismissal

Introduction Recently, Superior Court of Quebec Judge Claude Dallaire confirmed that employees who work remotely for a foreign employer may be unable to seek reinstatement in the event of unjust dismissal[1]. Because other jurisdictions generally award monetary damages instead of reinstatement in case of unjust dismissal, this decision may not be particularly surprising for employers … Continue reading

Recent Changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program

The highlights of these changes, which now apply throughout Canada except Quebec (with the exception of increased processing fees) are as follows: The “Labour Market Opinion” (LMO) is now called a “Labour Market Impact Assessment” (LMIA). Employers must provide more information, such as the number of Canadians or permanent residents who applied for an available … Continue reading
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