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By Brian Silva
Pursuant to Ontario's Limitations Act, the limitation period, or time limit, for bringing a wrongful dismissal action in Ontario is two years.
By Angela Wiggins
Many employers use a probationary period with new employees to assess whether or not a new hire is a good fit for their organization.
By Karen Fields
April 1, 2017 is the deadline date for workers to be trained on the working at heights (WAH) training requirements as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Construction Regulation.
By Andrew Cogswell
In July of 2016 the Supreme Court of Canada revamped the framework around an accused person's right to a speedy trial in the case R v. Jordan.
By Michael MacLellan
A long-term Toronto Transit Commission employee who was fired for uttering death threats has lost his bid for reinstatement.
By Karen Fields
Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act ("OHSA"), there are obligations to report injuries that occur in the workplace.
By Kelsey Orth
That recruitment pitch certainly sounds like a good deal, and given the popularity of – and apparent satisfaction with – Uber among both customers and drivers, it must be working.
By Brian Silva
There have been a number of court decisions in recent years which have found termination provisions in employment agreements to be unenforceable because those provisions failed to refer to severance requirements or the continuation of benefits.
By Angela Wiggins
Many employers require their employees to complete and provide criminal record checks.
By Andrew Cogswell
Two recent Ontario decisions delved into the murky waters of when punitive or aggravated damages should be awarded in cases of wrongful dismissal.
By Susan Crawford
On June 29, 2016 CCP blogged about the Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Oudin v. Centre Francophone de Toronto where a termination provision was upheld...
By Michael MacLellan
The Ontario Court of Appeal has thankfully upheld the termination for just cause of one Jerzy Wasinski, in a decision that should encourage employers who are diligent in keeping a safe workplace.
By Andrew Cogswell
A new Bill is gaining momentum that, if passed, will require employers to keep up with new training requirements and establish a new paid leave for employees.
By Brian Silva
In a recent decision argued by one of the lawyers at CCPartners, the Ontario Labour Relations Board (the "Labour Board") ruled that time spent by an employee traveling from home to the first job site...
By Angela Wiggins
2016 featured many significant decisions and legislative changes impacting employers.