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Aird & Berlis LLP
The obligation of employers to accommodate personal family circumstance has become an important issue as both human resources and employees face work-life balance issues.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
New workplace harassment and violence rules will apply to Federally Regulated Employers.
Littler Mendelson
Canadian law clearly requires employers to accommodate employees with disabilities unless it causes an undue hardship. But how are employers to deal with employees on medical leave
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Some employers may feel caught off-guard when one of their employees is absent from work for lengthy and sometimes repeated periods of time, owing to a medical condition.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Courts and Human Rights Tribunals have long debated the extent of an employer's legal obligations when it comes to accommodating employees in their family status responsibilities.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On February 22, 2019, Justice Sossin of the Ontario Superior Court ordered an employer to pay $50,000 in aggravated damages because the employer ignored the plaintiff's workplace harassment complaints.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The #metoo movement may have started in 2017, but workplace harassment and appropriate employer response are still proving to be ongoing challenges for businesses across the country as summer 2019 approaches.
Fasken (French)
Lorsque les tribunaux autorisent une plainte pour discrimination en vertu de la Charte des droits et libertés de la personne...
Littler Mendelson
A recent decision of the Court of Appeal of Ontario, Colistro v. Tbaytel, 2019 ONCA 197, puts employers in Ontario on notice that if they re-hire an employee who has a history of victimizing
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
The recent decision of Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 ONCA 205, confirms that no independent tort of harassment exists in Ontario.
Fasken
The assessment must identify risks of harassment and violence in the workplace, and develop and implement preventive measures.
Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers
Living with a disability, whether it be visual, physical, hearing or another impairment can make performing the daily tasks of everyday life more challenging.
Fasken
When tribunals allow a discrimination complaint pursuant to the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, they will usually order the defendant to pay moral and/or punitive damages and in some cases order the reinstatement of the plaintiff.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal in Rivers v. Waterloo Regional Police Services Board has upheld the Superior Court of Justice's determination that it was without jurisdiction to hear a proposed class
Torkin Manes LLP
It has been over a year since the infamous tweet encouraged people to come forward and share their experiences of sexual harassment.
Vey Willetts LLP
Generally speaking, employers have the right to dismiss employees that fail to report to work sober, and perform their duties in a safe manner,
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") found that an employer violated the Ontario Human Rights Code.
MacDonald & Associates
Long gone are the days when job seekers flipped through the daily newspaper in search of their next gig. In the internet age, social media connects employers and job seekers with relative ease.
Stringer LLP
The law governing family status discrimination under human rights legislation is unsettled and varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
Fasken
Nearly four years ago, the Federal Government expressed a commitment to investing in the middle class, and creating "real change" for workers and their families.
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Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The government has not proposed any legislation at this time, so the details of any reform remain vague.
Stringer LLP
The law governing family status discrimination under human rights legislation is unsettled and varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
Crowe MacKay LLP
In celebration of International Women's Day, we want to highlight, with the most passion and appreciation, the women of Crowe MacKay and the hurdles they've overcome in life, academia, and in ‘climbing the ladder.'
Vey Willetts LLP
Generally speaking, employers have the right to dismiss employees that fail to report to work sober, and perform their duties in a safe manner,
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") found that an employer violated the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Courts and Human Rights Tribunals have long debated the extent of an employer's legal obligations when it comes to accommodating employees in their family status responsibilities.
Gowling WLG
On Nov. 21, 2018, Grand River Personnel, H2R Business Solutions and Gowling WLG, held a complimentary morning seminar to discuss hot topics that HR professionals and business owners,
Stringer LLP
Technological advancements frequently outpace the law's ability to respond to the challenges they create. With the click of a button, employers can now reach hundreds or even thousands of potential
Torkin Manes LLP
It has been over a year since the infamous tweet encouraged people to come forward and share their experiences of sexual harassment.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
The Court of Appeal has recently ruled that a Plaintiff can still be entitled to LTD benefits even though the Plaintiff was no longer employed at the time the application was submitted.
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