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Department
Commerce
Course
COMM 315
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Fall

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COMM 315 Business Law and EthicsLecture NotesFinal Exam Material Section 1 TheEthicalandLegalIssuesarisingoutoftheemployeremployeeRelationship1LabourStandardsActreunjustdismissalarticles1241282LabourStandardsActrePsychologicalHarassmentarticles123612316EmployerEmployee RelationshipEmployment at will you hold your job at the will of the employer Concept that states that employers may dismiss their employees at willFor good cause did something wrong one week for first year two weeks for second yearFor no cause possible in situations when you are still under probation 3 months with no prior notice up to 2 years with a minimum of two weeks after 1 year only 1 week notice etc Section 82 Even for cause morally wrong discriminationWithout thereby being guilty of any legal wrongTermination and job ownershipJob ownership is a doctrine which states that a job is like property rather than a contractIt cannot be taken away without due process in exceptional circumstancesExamplejudges university teachersMaternity leave is only legally protected for one year if you decide to take more than they can terminate your employment and you have to reapply if you would like to come backEmployeremployeerelationshipContractofemploymentQuebechascivilcodeofQuebecAllofCanadahascommonlawThesearticlesoflawareinyourworkcontractIthasnothingtodowithunionsCBAcollectivebargainingagreementsetcItisjustforindividualcontractsTheydonthavetobewrittenthesecontractsofemploymentbutbetterifdoObligationsincontractwhetherwrotetheminornotPart1CivilCodeofQuebecarticles2085210914571458146316111621Article 2085 CCQContract of employmentA contract written or notOf limited duration contract runs out at a certain pointSubordination employer is able to determine how and what the employee will do hierarchy of employmentIf you do not have a written contract you are protected by article 2085Employee obligationDo workAccept employers instruction direction and controlEmployers obligationpay the agreed remuneration not all employees are paid a salary some are paid by commission or other forms of payment that has been agreed uponSubordinationinsubordinationInsubordination means the employee broke the contract and termination is allowedAcontractwrittenornotAcontractwrittenornotOflimiteddurationsubordinationDoworkAcceptemployersinstructionsdirectionandcontrolEmployersobligationpaytheagreedrenumerationSubordinationInsubordinationitsabout2peoplenotamultipersoncontractBetweenanemployeewhodoestheworkandemployerpaystheemployeealegalrelationshipbetweenemployeremployeeInitiallybasedonContractofemploymenttrustAtthebaseofittheemployertruststheemployeeYougetfiredbybreakingupthetrustDoesnthavetodowithcollectivebargainingorunioncontractEmployerhascontrolsupervisiondirectionovertheworkthatwillbedoneandpaystheemployeeremunerationNodeductionatsourceforindependentcontractorsAlotofemployeeswanttoswitchfromemployeestoindependentcontractorsIfrevenuequebecrealizesthattheyareemployeesyougetabigfineinterestDoesntmatterwhopaysjustcontrolsupervisiondirectionoftheemployerAnindependentcontractorisaspecialistwhowonthavedirectionorcontrolfromemployerIfhirealawyeryoudontcontrolhimbecauseyoudontknowhisworkoHaveacontractbutnotanemploymentcontractoNeedtodistinguishthemfromeachotherbecausecanmakeyoupoorveryfastoExMcgilliganisanentrepreneurHeemployes10secretariespays700eachShewillnotseeall700DASTheemployerhastoholdbackmoneytopaygovernmentsupposeheholdsback200SohesaysletschangenatureofthecontractthatthesecretarieswillbeindependentcontractorsSoshebillshimatendofmonthShebillshim600Nowshegets100moreandsodoeshebecausehedoesnothavetoholdanymoremoneybacktopaythegovernment50weekslaterRevenueQuebecknocksonthedoorTheysaythesepeopleyoucallindependentcontractorsarenotreallyindependentcontractorsaretheyThebosssaysyestheyareSorevenuequebecasksthesecretaryifshecantakelunchvacationwhenshewantsSHESAYSNOIfshecanhaveareplacementshesaysnoIfsheownstheequipmentshesaysnoIfshecancomeinlateshesaysnoTheyaskthesecretaryhowtheworkgetsdoneshesaysthatMcgilligantellsher
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