Labour and employment

Lack of details in Ontario's 'right to disconnect' policy gives employers full discretion: KPMG Law

Lack of details in Ontario's 'right to disconnect' policy gives employers full discretion: KPMG Law

Partner Richelle Pollard says similar legislation could apply to federally regulated workplaces

Appeal court overturns ruling that COVID-related layoffs preclude constructive dismissal claims

Appeal court overturns ruling that COVID-related layoffs preclude constructive dismissal claims

Court declined to address if IDEL layoffs count as constructive dismissal under common law

Employers may need years to figure out how to enforce a right to disconnect policy properly: lawyer

Employers may need years to figure out how to enforce a right to disconnect policy properly: lawyer

In some jobs, it is difficult to restrict email responses after 5 pm, says employment lawyer

Ontario Bar Association raises concern on proposed exemption for certain highly skilled workers

Ontario Bar Association raises concern on proposed exemption for certain highly skilled workers

Exemption inconsistent with existing exceptions under Employment Standards Act: OBA

Returning to toxic work cultures becoming an increased source of stress and anxiety for employees

Returning to toxic work cultures becoming an increased source of stress and anxiety for employees

Lawyer predicts a rise in disability claims and people pursuing jobs that allow hybrid work

Employment lawyers form association to address practice area gaps

Employment lawyers form association to address practice area gaps

Association aims to build more connections between lawyers who represent management and employees