Publications

Doing Business in Canada

Stikeman Elliott's Doing Business in Canada is designed to give those interested in pursuing Canadian business opportunities an overview of Canadian law as it relates to business and investment.  Below you will find links to chapters related to employment law as well as the full guide.  

Doing Business in Canada

Canada: Employment Law Overview

Doing Business in Canada Doing Business in Canada (full guide) 

Executive Compensation

Canadian companies and those with connections to Canada face continued challenges with respect to executive compensation.  Public and private companies alike are putting more resources than ever before into developing executive compensation plans that are attractive and tax-efficient while aligning executive and corporate interests and remaining consistent with a focus on shareholder value.   Executive Compensation in Canada reviews the common legal issues that typically arise in the context of executive compensation, including issues relating to securities law, employment law, taxation, pensions law and intellectual property.

Executive Compensation Executive Compensation in Canada 

M&A 

Selling a business by way of assets or shares raises several employment, labour and pension considerations.  These resources answer common questions that arise in M&A when it comes to employees.  Topics include asset vs. share transactions, unionized employees, offers of employment, changing the terms of employment, severance, and purchaser liabilities, among others.

Sale of Business Sale of a Business: Employment, Labour and Pension Law FAQ
Oil Gas Oil and Gas Employment Law: Alberta/B.C. FAQ

Specific Employment Topics

Below are several guides and resources covering specific substantive and industry employment topics.

Retail Retail Employment Law: Ontario FAQ
Employment and Labour Workplace Harassment Law: Ontario Overview
Employment and Labour Accessibility Law: Ontario Overview and Checklist
Communications Managing Mobile Devices for Work and Play: Tips
The International Comparative Legal Guide: Employment & Labour Law 2017

Employment Legislation

Federal

Ontario

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia

Nunavut

Prince Edward Island

Quebec

Saskatchewan

Yukon

Pension Legislation

Federal

Ontario

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia

Quebec

Saskatchewan