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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.
By Angela Wiggins
When the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ("AODA") was passed back in 2005 the deadlines seemed far off in the future...
By Michael MacLellan
If you have been following mainstream mixed martial arts ("MMA") for very long, like I have, it does not come as much of a surprise that a select group of athletes are purporting to have formed...
By Rob Boswell
On June 16, 2012 a stage constructed for a Radiohead concert at Downsview Park collapsed. Thirty-three year old drum technician Scott Johnson was crushed to death.
By Kelsey Orth
On the heels of news in late November that the federal government was "advised against a ban on replacement workers" earlier this year, we write now with relief that the current government...
By Michael MacLellan
Hosting a holiday party is a great way to thank your employees for their hard work and to celebrate your company's successes in the last year.
By Karen Fields
Perhaps, according to the recent decision in R. v. Fournier! In April 2012 a workplace accident from a collapsed trench wall resulted in a fatality.
By Angela Wiggins
Recently, employers responding to wrongful dismissal litigation may have noticed a trend of plaintiffs seeking to resolve matters quickly by bringing motions for summary judgment.
By Angela Wiggins
Many employers want to prevent employees from pursuing their customers when or if the employee moves to a competitor.
By Karen Fields
As most are aware, fines being levied under the Occupational Health and Safety Act ("OHSA") have been on the increase for convictions.
By Michael MacLellan
So it's not exactly the Empire versus the Rebels, but the Trudeau government has effectively nixed the Ontario provincial mini-Empire's plans to implement the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan ("ORPP").
By Kelsey Orth
We have written before on the perils of (mis)using defined-term contracts. The issue we encounter in our practice most frequently is the repeated use of defined-term contracts.