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By Gabrielle Scorer
With the demise of mandatory retirement many people are now working past age 65. What impact does age have on the assessment of the reasonable notice period?
By Christopher Munroe
Federally-regulated employers take note: significant changes to employment standards under the Canada Labour Code come into effect on September 1, 2019.
By Drew Demerse
The legalization of cannabis has and will continue to affect a great number of things in our country — from policing to residential leasing to the air quality at the Santa Claus parade
By Jacqueline Gant
In Zigomanis v. 2156775 Ontario Inc. (D'Angelo Brands), 2018 ONCA 116, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a lower court decision that a professional hockey player's nude selfies
By James Kondopulos
No, the BC test for family status discrimination has not been the subject of a survey question on TV's popular game show, Family Feud.
By Drew Demerse
Drug and alcohol testing has become both more common, and more accepted, in safety sensitive workplaces.
By Danny Bernstein, Bobby Sangha
The past few years have seen a wave of Canadian court awards involving significant reasonable notice periods for short service employees, and the recent B.C. case of Greenlees v. Starline Windows Ltd
By Tamara Navaratnam
In the recently released Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision, Gent v. Strone Inc., 2019 ONSC 155, the Court reaffirmed that an employee's duty to mitigate
By Danielle Scorda
In Katz et al. v. Clarke, 2019 ONSC 2188, the plaintiff had been hired by the defendant in 2000 as a front store manager. He had gone on sick leave due to a disability in July 2008
By Tamara Navaratnam
In the recently released Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision, Gent v. Strone Inc., 2019 ONSC 155, the Court reaffirmed that an employee's duty to mitigate may well include accepting an offer of re-employment with...
By Raema Quam
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently issued a decision in Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc., 2019 ONCA 1
By Mike Hamata
Richard Tymko was discharged from employment when the train on which he was working as a switchman derailed in the internal rail yard of a pulp mill in northern British Columbia.
By Mike Hamata
The laws that govern both unionized and non-unionized workplaces in British Columbia are changing. Bill 8, the Employment Standards Amendments Act, 2019, received its first reading in the B.C. Legislature on April 29, 2019.
By Christopher Munroe
On May 30, 2019, the Provincial Government passed changes to the B.C. Employment Standards Act (the "ESA"). The ESA is the law that sets minimum standards for workplaces in the province
By J. Najeeb Hassan
It's surprising that the question in the title of this article even needs to be asked. However, in the case of Colistro v. Tbaytel, 2019 ONCA 197 the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a lower court