Labour and employment

Ontario Superior Court upholds dismissal of employee for failing to report her workplace accident

Ontario Superior Court upholds dismissal of employee for failing to report her workplace accident

She was allegedly too embarrassed to report the accident as she was the health and safety manager

Ontario government overhauling labour and employment laws, including for legal profession

Ontario government overhauling labour and employment laws, including for legal profession

Looking to change how regulated professions assess candidates

Ontario Court of Appeal dismisses IBM's appeal in wrongful dismissal case

Ontario Court of Appeal dismisses IBM's appeal in wrongful dismissal case

IBM terminated its employee of 38 years at the height of the pandemic

Ontario considers non-disclosure agreement ban for workplace sexual harassment and violence

Ontario considers non-disclosure agreement ban for workplace sexual harassment and violence

Employment lawyers say NDAs can be beneficial in most contexts

Should law firms be required to give vacation benefits to paralegals? Labour board asked to decide

Should law firms be required to give vacation benefits to paralegals? Labour board asked to decide

Employment Standards Officer found Samfiru Tumarkin LLP wrongfully denied the paralegal vacation pay

$550,000 award to fired independent contractor ‘a message’ to use strong termination clauses: lawyer

$550,000 award to fired independent contractor ‘a message’ to use strong termination clauses: lawyer

Appeal court decision says contract 'clearly' included 72-month term without termination provision