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By Landon Young, Amanda D. Boyce
Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, received Royal Assent on November 27, 2017. This means that the Bill has passed and is now law.
By Stringer LLP
The Ontario Superior Court recently awarded an employee on leave due to disability, damages representing the salary he would have earned had he been able to work during the working notice period ...
By Ryan Conlin, Jeremy Schwartz
The Ontario Government has made a number of significant changes to labour and employment legislation over the last few months.
By Stringer LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently denied entitlement to bonus payout to an employee who quit his job.
By Stringer LLP
Subsections 4 (1) and (2) of the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act, 2014 set out the employees and office holders to whom the Act applies as designated executives.
By Stringer LLP
Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, passed its third and final reading today. With Liberal and NDP MPPs voting in favour of the Bill, and Conservative MPPs opposing it, the controversial Bill will now become law, ...
By Stringer LLP
The Ontario Superior Court recently struck down a termination clause in an employment agreement because of a seemingly minor ambiguity.
By Jeremy Schwartz, Frank Portman
A particularly nuanced aspect of a sale of business involves offering employment to employees of the vendor. The determination of risk, as well as whether the vendor ...
By Stringer LLP
The Ontario Superior Court recently awarded four months of pay in lieu of reasonable notice to an employee with less than a year of tenure.
By Landon Young, Frank Portman
Recent decisions from the Ontario courts have not been kind to employers seeking to limit employees'' termination entitlements through written agreements.
By Jeremy Schwartz, Frank Portman
Recent Ontario court decisions have not been kind to employers seeking to limit employees' termination entitlements through use of contractual language.
By Stringer LLP
As offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act garner an increasing amount of public attention, the penalties to which employers, supervisors and other workplace parties have been subject are also on the upswing.
By Stringer LLP
In Rainy River (Town) v Olsen, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a lower court's ruling that a citizen's harassing behaviour toward members of city council did not fall within the ambit of the Occupational...
By Stringer LLP
It is common practice for employers to offer departing employees, who are being terminated without cause, a separation package in exchange for a signed release from liability.
By Stringer LLP
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has heard many cases brought by injured workers against the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board ("WSIB").