LexisNexis® Quicklaw® Employment Essentials

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LexisNexis® Quicklaw® Employment Essentials puts tailored primary and secondary content at your fingertips — delivered by the most powerful online legal search engine in Canada.

  • Practice-specific materials — Subscribe exclusively to employment law sources, with no need to pay for content you’ll never use.
  • Comprehensive, current information — Give your clients the same knowledge advantage as larger law firms.
  • Timesaving search tools — Refine and narrow your search to find what you need quickly.
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LexisNexis Quicklaw Employment Essentials gives you access to everything you need to protect and assert your clients’ rights – all in one place —

  • Canada’s most extensive collection of full-text court and tribunal decisions dating back to the 1800s, including Canada Employment Digest, Canada Employment Insurance Digest, and Canada Pensions and Old Age Security Digest.
  • A rich collection of commentary and legal analysis from experts such as Peter Barnacle, Roderick Wood and Geoffrey England.
  • Reliable and comprehensive legislative collections for all pertinent Canadian jurisdictions.
  • Exclusive current awareness sources for the latest employment law news and developments.
  • Extensive forms and precedents for client intake procedures and termination, sample job descriptions, employment litigation pleadings, sample offers of employment, and employment contracts.


  • QuickCITE® Case Citator — Validate the authority of your case with over 1 million unique cases and over 2.8 million individual treatment relationships.
  • QuickCITE® Legislation Citator — Validate and research legislation in minutes; includes judicial consideration of Canadian constitutional documents and the most current revision of statutes, regulations and rules in every jurisdiction.
  • Canadian Legal Words & Phrases, now including Commonwealth and Latin terms, to broaden your research scope.

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Your subscription to LexisNexis Quicklaw Employment Essentials includes:

Exclusive Case Digests

  • Canada Employment Digest
  • Canada Employment Insurance Digest
  • Canada Pensions and Old Age Security Digest
  • Canada Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Digest
  • Canada Wrongful Dismissal Digest
  • Canadian Case Summaries (CCS)
  • Abrégé de jurisprudence – Assurance-emploi
  • Abrégé de jurisprudence – Congédiementinjustifié
  • Abrégé de jurisprudence – Rapports individuels de travail
  • Abrégé de jurisprudence – Régimes de retraite et pensions
  • Abrégé de jurisprudence - Santé et sécurité du travail et maladies professionnelles

Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada

  • Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Contracts (Swan, Adamski)
  • Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Employment (England)
  • Halsbury’s® Laws of Canada – Discrimination and Human Rights (Ray-Ellis)

Essential Quantum Digests

  • Canada Breach of Contract Quantums
  • Canada Wrongful Dismissal Quantums

Exclusive Secondary Content

  • LexisNexis® Supreme Court of Canada NetLetter
  • Lancaster House Wrongful Dismissal NetLetter
  • Sack Goldblatt Mitchell Labour and Employment Law NetLetter™
  • LexisNexis® Employment Law NetLetter
  • LexisNexis® Pensions and Benefits Law NetLetter
  • LexisNexis® Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation NetLetter
  • Bulletin® LexisNexis® Rapports individuels de travail
  • Bulletin® LexisNexis® Régimes de retraite et prestations gouvernementales
  • Bulletin® LexisNexis® Santé et sécurité au travail

Texts and Treatises

  • Administrative Law in Canada (Blake)
  • Canadian Contract Law (Swan)
  • Employment Law in Canada (Barnacle, England and Wood)
  • Employment Litigation Manual (Knight, Goodfel­low and Overholt)
  • Sopinka, Lederman & Bryant – The Law of Evidence in Canada (Sopinka, Lederman and Fuerst)
  • Wrongful Dismissal Practice Manual (Mole and Stendon)

Forms & Precedents

Employment – Canadian Forms & Precedents (Milne)

Search Tools

  • Canadian Legal Words & Phrases
  • QuickCITE® Case Citator
  • QuickCITE® Legislation Citator
  • Wrongful Dismissal Notice Searcher

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