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By Amelia Phillips
Under what circumstances can a witness be compelled to attend cross-examination outside of the jurisdiction in which he/she lives versus, say, by video conferencing?
By Mackenzie Irwin
As we head into the holiday season, many employers will be hosting holiday parties for their employees.
By Chris Justice
When an employee claims damages for wrongful dismissal, they are typically required to do their very best in mitigating any damages relating to loss of income following the dismissal ...
By Mackenzie Irwin
In an effort to fulfill his campaign promise to make Ontario "open for business", Premier Doug Ford introduced the "Making Ontario Open for Business Act" on Tuesday.
By Mackenzie Irwin
In an effort to fulfill his campaign promise to make Ontario "open for business", Premier Doug Ford introduced the "Making Ontario Open for Business Act" on Tuesday.
By Amelia Phillips
In Bottiglia v Ottawa Catholic School Board, 2017 ONSC 2517 (CanLII), Marcello Bottiglia was Superintendent of Schools at the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB). He had worked at the OCSB (and its predecessor) since 1975.
By Amelia Phillips
Formerly, the Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41 did not require an employer to compensate a part-time, temporary, casual or contract employee the same as full-time employees doing substantially similar work.
By Kathryn Marshall
In Zando v. Ali, 2018 ONCA 680 (CanLII) the Court of Appeal upheld a damage award of $200,000 (Generals $175,000 and punitive damages of $25,000).
By Natalie MacDonald
But Justice Emery was very careful about how the damages were defined to ensure there was no overlap.
By Amelia Phillips
Recently, I successfully secured an injunction against Google for the de-indexing of search results that came up when our client's name was searched online.
By Heather Power
At common law, employees are presumed to be entitled to reasonable notice upon termination. This presumption can be rebutted by a termination clause, a contractual term which restricts...
By Kathryn Marshall
The #MeToo movement has put sexual harassment and violence in the workplace front and center. But what about violence that occurs in the personal lives of employees, such as domestic abuse and sexual violence?
By Amelia Phillips
In my practice, I've consulted with, and represented, individuals and corporations who have had inaccurate and, sometimes, hateful statements written about them online.
By MacDonald & Associates
Much like alcohol, zero-tolerance policies will become the norm.
By Kathryn Marshall
More and more, victims of sexual harassment and sexual assault are seeking justice through Ontario's Human Rights Tribunal system.