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The Employment Law Report
By: Janine Denney-Lightfoot , LL.B., LL.M., , Jennifer Cleversey Moffitt , B.A., LL.B., M.B.A.
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Latest developments in Canadian employment law and answers to employment law issues

Edited by: Jennifer Cleversey Moffitt, B.A., LL.B., MBA, and Janine Denney-Lightfoot, B.A., LL.B., LL.M..

Providing vital information and practical guidelines for resolving daily employment issues nationwide, you can turn to this resource for:

  • Commentary on current developments in labour and employment law
  • Analysis of important recent decisions from employment tribunals and courts across Canada, and occasionally other jurisdictions
  • Coverage of various areas of controversy and the problem–solving information necessary to avoid litigation

Your subscription includes two double issues: "Employment Standards Laws: A National Survey" and "Do Your Application Forms and Employment Interviews Meet Human Rights Standards?" Also, find answers to your most pressing questions such as:

  • How much notice of termination of employment is enough?
  • What are the benefits of a written contract of employment?
  • What constitutes just cause for termination?
  • What happens when an employee's and the employer's rights are in conflict?
  • What constitutes sufficient mitigation of loss by dismissed employees?

You'll find out the appropriate action to take in each situation, the documentation to provide, and the possible consequences of inaction.

About the Author

Janine Denney-Lightfoot, LL.B., LL.M., has worked as a freelance legal researcher, writer, and editor since 2014. Her work for Thomson Reuters Legal Canada focuses on employment and labour law. She also contributes to a variety of publications and is co-editor of the Employment Law Report. Janine’s other freelance work includes developing online course content for Osgoode Professional Development’s continuing legal education programs, editing workplace investigation reports, and being a contributing writer to Wilson on Children and the Law in the area of children’s rights in the school system. Prior to embarking on a freelance career, Janine worked for a national firm as a research associate for eight years, followed by six years working in professional development and continuing legal education.

Jennifer Cleversey Moffitt, B.A., LL.B., M.B.A., is a part-time member of the Appeal Division of the Social Security Tribunal of Canada, and a Vice-Chair for New Brunswick’s Workers’ Compensation Appeals Tribunal. She also works as an adjudicator for Small Claims Court, and has acted as a management consultant/in-house counsel for Gagnon Strategix Consulting. Earlier in her career, she was in-house Counsel for an IT firm and was responsible for all legal matters ranging from contract negotiation to employment issue resolution. She has worked as a freelance editor and writer since 2010, and is a member of the Editor’s Association of Canada. Jennifer also lends her time and expertise to numerous boards and committees, including her provincial law society’s bar examination committee, and the Canadian Bar Association’s professional development committee. In her free time, Jennifer is a ballet teacher at her local not-for-profit dance school, and also serves on their Board of Directors. Jennifer obtained her degrees from Dalhousie University and is a practising member of the Law Society of New Brunswick. Jennifer’s work for Thomson Reuters Legal Canada includes being a contributing editor for the Canadian Employment Law Factbook since 2014, writing and editing the Employment Law Report since 2016, and work on other employment-related publications.