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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.
By Frank Portman
Frank Portman discusses a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision which greatly increased the scope of general and other damages awarded in a wrongful dismissal action.
By Jeffrey D. A. Murray
Jeff Murray discusses a recent Alberta Court of Queens Bench decision that overturned an arbitration panel's finding that Suncor's random drug and alcohol testing policy was unenforceable.
By Jeremy Schwartz
Jeremy Schwartz discusses a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision that upheld a landmark retroactive loss of earnings award from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
By Frank Portman
Frank Portman discusses a recent case in which the Ontario Court of Appeal reversed a trial decision and substituted a finding of just cause.
By Landon Young
Landon Young discusses how to avoid the fixed term contract trap.