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By Anna V. Karimian, Kimberly D. Pepper, Dan Michaluk, John C. Kloosterman, David S. Alli
Over the past several years, there have been numerous court decisions relating to the enforceability of termination notice provisions in employment contracts.
By Siobhan O’Brien
In Filice v. Complex Services, the Ontario Court of Appeal provided valuable guidance regarding constructive dismissal, investigative suspensions of employees without pay and proper damages assessments.
By Paul E. Broad, Wallace M. Kenny
On August 13, 2018, the Ontario government implemented a new Compensation Framework (New Framework) under the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act, 2014 (BPSECA) that came into immediate effect.
By Nadine S. Zacks
In a recent decision released by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal), the Tribunal found that an employer discriminated against a potential employee on the basis of citizenship...
By Sunny Khaira
On June 20, 2018, the federal government introduced Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada (Bill), accessibility legislation which will apply to certain federally regulated employers.
By Maureen M. Quinlan
The SFO Act repeals and replaces the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015 and the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (Earlier Acts), consolidating many provisions of those two statutes into one place.
By John C. Kloosterman, Jeffrey E. Goodman, Frank Cesario
While Canada and the United States are alike in many respects, there are a few key differences in litigation law that U.S. organizations should be aware of if you are considering buying, selling or operating a business in Canada.
By Frank Cesario
The Supreme Court of Canada has rendered a significant decision that clarifies whether a court should exercise its judicial review jurisdiction where decisions for which review is sought are private, not public, in character.
By John C. Kloosterman
In this video, John Kloosterman outlines five key differences between Canadian and U.S. employment law including: at will employment, employment contracts, minimum standards legislation (including leaves of absence) and harassment legislation.
By Frank Cesario
The Divisional Court recently issued an important decision, Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa v. University of Ottawa ...
By Sukhvinder Dulay
On June 21, 2018, Bill C-74, the Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1, received Royal Assent. Bill C-74 is omnibus legislation enacting some of the measures outlined in the 2018 Federal Budget.
By Amanda J. Hunter
The allocation of the wage package to the various funds was within the discretion of the union, not the employer.
By Maureen M. Quinlan
As we previously reported, the new Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 (SFOA) was to come into force on July 1, 2018.
By David W. Foster
The Ontario government has proclaimed November 1, 2018 as the date on which the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 (Act) comes into force.
By Joseph T. Marcus, Sean M. Sells
The recent decision from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal) in Talos v. Grand Erie District School Board raises important issues about the provision of benefits to employees aged 65 and older.