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Torkin Manes LLP
The Ontario Government has passed Bill 66, Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2019 which amends the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the "ESA").
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On April 3, 2019, Bill 66 Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2018 received Royal Assent. Bill 66 was originally introduced on December 6, 2018 and makes changes to a number of statutes,
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As we have previously reported, the changes contemplated by the Ontario Government have just recently become law.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
A number of high profile store and plant closure announcements have put the spotlight on challenges gripping the retail ...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In February 2017, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General) recognized a standalone tort of harassment, opening new doors for lawsuits from aggrieved employees.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Bill 66, Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2018, has received royal assent and is now law.
Stringer LLP
The Ontario government has ushered in further employer-friendly amendments to workplace laws with the passing of Bill 66, Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2018, which received Royal Assent on April 3, 2019.
The teacher accused in this case made video recordings of female students using a camera concealed inside a pen.
Canada has been enjoying its lowest unemployment rate in nearly forty years. Despite that rosy economic indicator, a majority of surveyed Canadians are experiencing a "psychological recessions" --
Watson Goepel LLP
Although not always successful, increasingly, plaintiffs in employment cases are making claims for damages over and above notice damages.
Watson Goepel LLP
The court noted that the employer did not provide a reference letter to Mr. Greenlees.
Gowling WLG
Since its election last year, Ontario's conservative government has undertaken a number of revisions to the province's labour and employment laws.
Torys LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has held that the tort of harassment does not exist in Ontario. The Court's March 15 decision in Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General)
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Federally-regulated employers, including airlines, telecommunications companies, railways and banks will be affected by the upcoming amendments to the Canada Labour Code (the "Code").
The Ontario government has passed Bill 66, known as Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2019.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
En février 2017, la Cour supérieure de justice de l'Ontario, dans l'affaire Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General) a reconnu un délit civil indépendant de harcèlement,
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In its December 2018 decision in Doug Hawkes v. Max Aicher (North America) Limited (Hawkes), the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) addressed
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Can a senior executive who has been dismissed based on allegations made in an anonymous letter, and who has signed a release and discharge agreement with his employer.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
A recent decision out of Alberta details the value of proactive employer responses to claims of workplace discrimination as a defence to human rights complaints.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​Trials are too expensive for many litigants. Summary judgment is one way of resolving disputes without a trial. In Alberta, summary judgment is available at any time during the pre-trial process.
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Effective April 1, 2019, the N.S. minimum wage rate will increase from $11.00/hour to $11.55/hour for experienced workers, and from $10.50/hour to $11.05/hour for inexperienced workers.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This decision was an appeal from a conviction under Québec's occupational health and safety regime. The appellant, Mines Opinaca ltée, operates a gold mine in Northern Québec.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The government has not proposed any legislation at this time, so the details of any reform remain vague.
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
Some businesses, especially high-tech start-ups, and more recently marijuana start-ups, opt to compensate their employees with options to purchase shares in the business at a discount price.
Bennett Jones LLP
On October 23, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 ("Bill 47").
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,
In March 2016 CCP brought to your attention the Police Record Checks Reform Act. This Act was new legislation designed to standardize the process by which police record checks are requested, conducted and obtained in Ontario.
McLennan Ross LLP
The issue of discrimination on the basis of family status continues to be of interest to all employers, and one on which the appeal courts in Canada do not seem to be able to agree.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On June 22, 2018, Québec's Administrative Labour Tribunal released its decision in Mines Agnico Eagle ltée et Syndicat des métallos (local 4796), confirming the safe character of a mining practice called mucking under loaded holes or ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This issue has been the subject of law school and judicial debate for some time.
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