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By Stringer LLP
It may seem fairly obvious when a worker breaks her leg "in the course of employment". However, injuries and illnesses related to bullying and harassment have drawn significant attention in recent years...
By Stringer LLP
Although the final report from The Changing Workplaces Review is not expected until later this year, the Ontario New Democratic Party ("NDP") introduced a private member bill on April 4, 2017...
By Stringer LLP
Many employers include termination clauses in employment contracts to limit their liability when dismissing employees.
By Stringer LLP
A business' obligations to its workers will depend on whether the workers are employees or independent contractors.
By Landon Young, Frank Portman
Employers are increasingly using termination of employment clauses in employment offers and contracts to reduce the liability they face when terminating employees.
By Stringer LLP
A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision highlights the importance of maintaining composure – and not venting frustrations upon employees.
By Jeremy Schwartz, Frank Portman
The process is heavily reliant on both the union and the employer fully participating and disclosing their knowledge of the workers and worksites at issue.
By Stringer LLP
In a recent decision, the Alberta Court of Appeal strongly affirmed employers' right to terminate employees without cause, and without giving reasons.
By Stringer LLP
How do you know when an employee has quit her job? It may seem like a simple question, but the answer recently eluded an Ontario employer, who improperly took an employee's apparent resignation at face value.
By Jeremy Schwartz
On December 13, 2016, we published an update concerning the recent case of R. v. Live Nation (since reported: here) in which the Ontario Court of Justice found that the new test for unconstitutional delay...
By Jeremy Schwartz
On December 13, 2016, Ryan Conlin and I published an update concerning the recent case of R. v. Live Nation in which the Ontario Court of Justice found that the new test for unconstitutional delay...
By Stringer LLP
When an employer terminates an employee without just cause in Ontario, it must either provide reasonable notice of the termination, or payment in lieu of notice.
By Stringer LLP
When no work is available in a particular field, dismissed employees may undertake reasonable mitigation efforts by pursuing re-training to work in different areas.
By Stringer LLP
A recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice confirms that employers are within their rights to require medical notes when employees are absent...
By Jeremy Schwartz, Ryan Conlin
We have written before on the groundbreaking decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in R v Jordan. In Jordan, the Supreme Court of Canada set hard caps on the time it takes to process a criminal...