Labour and employment

Bell Canada ordered to pay a former employee over 120,000 for discriminatory firing

Bell Canada ordered to pay a former employee over 120,000 for discriminatory firing

Bell Canada has policies to prevent discrimination but chose to ignore them: lawyer

Ont. CA strikes wrongful dismissal ruling after judge weighed factors beyond termination clause

Ont. CA strikes wrongful dismissal ruling after judge weighed factors beyond termination clause

Termination provision violated the Employment Standards Act and was therefore void

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