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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...
By Stringer LLP
On November 19, 2016, Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada ("IRCC") announced changes to the Express Entry system designed to put greater weight on human capital, skills, and experience.
By Stringer LLP
The integration of workplace violence and harassment protections into occupational health and safety legislation has been a theme in Canada for more than half a decade.
By Stringer LLP
Employers be warned - engaging in high-handed, bullying behaviour when dismissing an employee may be a costly strategy.
By Ryan Conlin, Amanda D. Boyce
Employers across the province are likely aware that they have a duty to take certain steps to protect their employees from violence in the workplace.
By Jeremy Schwartz, Amanda D. Boyce
In-house counsel is often the unsung hero of a legal saga, having guided their internal client adeptly before litigation ensued.