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By Natalie Garvin
On August 10, 2019, the Federal Government proposed amendments to the Employment Equity Regulations (the "Regulations") under the federal Employment Equity Act (the "Act").
By Robert Bayne, Giovanna Di Sauro, Laura Freitag, Cassandra Ma
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti are pleased to present you with the most recent employment law updates for August 2019.
By Lucas Mapplebeck
Federally regulated employers should be aware that substantial changes to the Canada Labour Code (the "Code") will come into effect at the beginning of next month, on September 1, 2019.
By Derek Klatt
The Esports industry is experiencing a groundswell of popularity and analysts do not expect that to change anytime soon, with projections that the industry will generate $1.1 billion in revenue in 2019.
By Robert Bayne, Giovanna Di Sauro, Laura Freitag, Cassandra Ma
Latest Case Law: Canada: Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario finds dismissal following lengthy unauthorized absence from work not discriminatory
By James Jennings
The federal government's Accessible Canada Act, which came into effect on July 11, 2019, creates a new regulatory regime for establishing and enforcing accessibility standards for federally regulated organizations.
By Giovanna Di Sauro
In Joseph v. Tecumseh Community Development Corporation, 2019 HRTO 635 ("Joseph") the Tribunal dismissed an application made by an employee whose employment
By Carissa Tanzola
The Ministry of Labour announced a safety inspection blitz that will run from July 15 to August 30, 2019. During this period, targeted inspections will be undertaken in workplaces
By Robert Bayne, Giovanna Di Sauro, Laura Freitag, Cassandra Ma
On 1 May 2019, the Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting labour standards came into force in Québec.
By Danny Parker
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently held that an employee's "resignation" and immediate re-hiring under a new employment contract does not serve to void prior years of accrued service.
By Melanie D. McNaught
On June 5, 2019 the Ontario Government tabled Bill 124, entitled Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019.
By Cassandra Ma
On May 23, 2019, the Ontario Government announced its appointment of two special advisors, Linda Regner Dykeman and Sean Speer
By Danny Parker
The Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed that there is no independent "tort of harassment," apart from existing legal remedies, such as the tort of intentional infliction of mental suffering.
By Derek Klatt
The Ontario Government's Comprehensive Ontario Police Services Act, 2019 ("the Act") received Royal Assent on March 26, 2019
By Robert Bayne, Giovanna Di Sauro, Cassandra Ma, Laura Freitag
The recent decision of Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 ONCA 205, confirms that no independent tort of harassment exists in Ontario.