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Employment Law

Topical Law Reports

Topical law reports are report series that contain cases dealing with a specific area of law. For cases on employment law, try:

  • Canadian Cases on Employment Law (1983–current)
    Rpts. Can. D52 C359 LAW –  Previous Volumes in Storage - Current Issues at Bora Laskin
  • Employment and Labour Law Reporter (1991–current)
    KEB 399 .A13 E56 LAW –  Previous Volumes in Storage - Current Issues at Bora Laskin

Case Law Digests

Canadian Abridgment

Dig. Can. A2 A26 LAW  (also available on WestlawNext Canada)

The Canadian Abridgment digests the case law of the common law provinces from 1809 to the present. Employment law is covered in the following volumes:

  • Employment Law
  • Employment Standards Legislation, Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, and Workers' Compensation Legislation
  • Public Service Employees and Miscellaneous

Canada Digest

Available on LexisNexis/Quicklaw

Employment law is covered in the following sections:

  • Canada Employment Digest
  • Canada Employment Insurance Digest
  • Canada Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Digest

Legal Encyclopedias

Legal encyclopedias are a good place to begin your research. They will provide you with a broad overview of a topic before you delve into the subtleties.

Canadian Encyclopedic Digest

Dig. Can. A2 C42 LAW v. 1-34  (also available on WestlawNext Canada)

The following volumes cover employment law:

  • Master and Servant
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  •  Unemployment Insurance
  • Workers' Compensation

Halsbury's Laws of Canada

Dig. Can. A2 C46 LAW  (also available on LexisNexis/Quicklaw)

The volumes are arranged alphabetically by subject, with volume abbreviations indexed in letter rather than number format. The following volume covers employment law:

  • Employment (HEM)

Journals

Law journals contain articles, book reviews, case comments and other essays on a particular topic.

  • Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal (from volume 3)
    K 3 .A536814 LAW PER  Previous Volumes in Storage - Current Issues at Bora Laskin
  • The Employment Bulletin: Legal Issues in the Workplace
    KF 3302 .E46 LAW PER  Previous Volumes in Storage - Current Issues at Bora Laskin