Labour & Employment law


  • Monday, August 13, 2018

    Monday, August 13, 2018

    Aug 13, 2018


    OBA Launches First Innovator-In-Residence Program

    Groom Joins McMillan, To Focus On Labour

    Windsor Seeks New Professors

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  • Glassdoor ordered to turn over user information

    Glassdoor ordered to turn over user information

    Jun 4, 2018

    An Ontario Superior Court judge has ordered a California-based job search/recruiting website to turn over the names, email and internet protocol addresses of users that posted allegedly defamatory comments about a consulting company in Mississauga.

  • Bill aims to change way white-collar crime punished

    Bill aims to change way white-collar crime punished

    Jun 4, 2018

    Bill C-74, the omnibus budget implementation bill, contains provisions that propose to amend the Criminal Code to add a new system of remediation that can be triggered prior to a trial for corporations accused of offences such as bribery of public officials, frauds on government, municipal corruption, prohibited insider trading or false prospectus.

  • Former employer liable for undiscovered claims

    Jun 4, 2018

    In MacIvor v. Pitney Bowes, 2018 ONCA 381, the Court of Appeal for Ontario determined that an employee could benefit from his former employer’s long-term disability coverage, even though he did not discover the disability until after he began working for another employer.

  • OCA ruling to influence firing decisions by employers

    OCA ruling to influence firing decisions by employers

    May 28, 2018

    Employment lawyers say an Ontario Court of Appeal decision endorsing the application of the good faith doctrine in the performance of termination clauses injects a measure of fairness into firing decisions.

  • Workplace restorations can help after investigations

    Workplace restorations can help after investigations

    May 28, 2018

    After a harassment investigation or mediation over inappropriate behaviour in a workplace, lawyers say the environment can become toxic to employees. Employment lawyers say that a workplace restoration process is a better way of dealing with the fallout of investigations and can help to return a sense of normalcy to a workplace.

  • Credit for service clarified after company changes hands

    Credit for service clarified after company changes hands

    May 28, 2018

    After a company changes hands, questions can arise about how employees are given credit for service under a new structure.

  • Pot legalization to impact employers

    Pot legalization to impact employers

    May 28, 2018

    With legalized recreational cannabis on the way in Canada, many employers are wondering how this will affect workplace drug policies.

  • Effect of SCC ruling still emerging

    Effect of SCC ruling still emerging

    May 28, 2018

    In the past few years, the Supreme Court of Canada has reversed its previous rulings around freedom of association and how that relates to a right to strike by labour unions.

  • Class actions on worker misclassification will continue

    Class actions on worker misclassification will continue

    Apr 16, 2018

    Worker misclassification class actions are here to stay, according to the growing band of employment lawyers handling cases for plaintiffs.

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