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By Karen Fields
On August 20, 2015, we reported on the Ontario Government's intention to elevate violence prevention for health care workers.
By Rob Boswell
On April 27, 2017, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 127 - the Stronger, Healthier Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017.
By Angela Wiggins
In a previous CCP blog (click here) we reviewed a trial decision argued on behalf of National Money Mart by one of our partners...
By Susan Crawford
Over the last two years, CCP has blogged on a number of lower and appellant level court decisions where termination clauses in employment agreements have been struck down as unenforceable...
By Kelsey Orth
In Ontario, the introduction of "Bill 168" – or, more accurately, its subsequent coming into force – ushered in a new era in workplace dynamics.
By Michael MacLellan
Personal reference checks: that typical last step in the application process that can make or break you.
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.