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By Kelsey Orth
A recent case involving the Association of Justice Counsel was before the Supreme Court of Canada for a pronouncement on the exercise of management rights where a collective agreement is otherwise silent.
By Brian Silva
A new Bill is gaining momentum that, if passed, will significantly affect the scheduling practices of federally regulated employers and will also establish new leaves as well as extend existing leaves...
By Angela Wiggins
Employment lawyers always stress the importance of documentation in employee matters.
By Andrew Cogswell
A properly drafted employment contract that determines an employee's entitlements upon termination can reduce the likelihood of protracted litigation but also greatly reduce the compensation owed to an employee.
By Kelsey Orth
From the beginning, employers and unions have been on opposite sides of the debate over drug and alcohol testing in the workplace: employers place an emphasis on safety...
By Michael MacLellan
An Ontario arbitrator has upheld the termination of a nurse, "SM", on the basis that she was stealing narcotic drugs from her employer and patients at Cambridge Memorial Hospital.
By Shreya Patel
In Doyle v. Zochem the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a $60,000.00 award for moral damages to an employee who was dismissed in bad faith. In addition, the employee was awarded ten (10) months' salary..
By Susan Crawford
Karen Fields of CCPartners was recently successful in an appeal on behalf of R. v. New Mex Canada Inc...
By Shreya Patel
In Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 2723 v. City of Burlington the female grievor was discharged for alleged sexual harassment of a male co-worker...
By Angela Wiggins
This past Monday it was back to work for the Ontario Government as the legislature resumed session.
By Andrew Cogswell
In a recent unique case before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) was found to violate the Human Rights Code on the ground of disability.
By Susan Crawford
It is fair to say that dismissals for "cause" (where no notice obligations are required by the employer as a result of the employee's conduct) are the exception rather than the rule in Ontario.
By Michael MacLellan
Employers are sometimes surprised to learn that they do not necessarily have just cause to terminate a dishonest employee.
By Kelsey Orth
You may recall a recent article by Angela Wiggins regarding the remedy of reinstatement for federal employees under the unjust dismissal provision of the Canada Labour Code.
By Shreya Patel
It determined that the employer never acted in a manner that suggested that it no longer intended to be bound by the employment contract.