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The Fine Line Between "Owner" And "Constructor" - Court Comments On The Legal Role Of An "Owner" On A Construction Project
One of the most complex issues under Ontario OH&S law relates to determining which party on a construction project is the "constructor" within the meaning of the OHSA.
Canada
18 Feb 2019
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Mud In The Water: Divisional Court Holds Limiting Language Required To Displace Presumption Of Reasonable Notice
It is becoming increasingly difficult for employers to understand what language is required in order for a termination clause to be enforceable.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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The Truth Will Set You Free – A Bad Reference Is Not Necessarily Defamatory
The Divisional Court recently upheld a trial decision finding that an employer did not defame a former employee when it gave him a bad reference.
Canada
15 Nov 2018
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Superior Court Confirms that Employers can Fundamentally Change Employment Contracts with Reasonable Notice
In Lancia v. Park Dentistry, the Ontario Superior Court confirmed that employers can change the fundamental terms of an employee's employment, without providing consideration...
Canada
24 Jul 2018
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Finds Clarity In Termination Clause
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently overruled a decision regarding a termination clause, finding that the provision clearly and unambiguously ousted the presumption of common law reasonable notice.
Canada
24 Jul 2018
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Shifting Sands: Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds Termination Clause
Employers, ever-weary of the next judicial pronouncement on the enforceability of specific termination clauses in employment contracts, may mark a recent decision by Ontario's top court...
Canada
8 Mar 2018
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Then Now Next: Ontario Government To Introduce Pay Transparency Legislation
Premier Kathleen Wynne announced this morning that the Ontario government would introduce new legislation aimed at increasing pay transparency as part of a broader ...
Canada
8 Mar 2018
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Revoking Telecommute Agreement A Constructive Dismissal
The Ontario Superior Court recently found that an employee had been constructively dismissed when her employer reneged on its promise that she could work from home three days per week.
Canada
28 Feb 2018
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Consideration: What's Good For The Goose Is Good For The Gander
In a unique set of circumstances, the Ontario Superior Court recently found that changes to an employment contract which benefited an employee were void because the employer did not receive consideration.
Canada
1 Feb 2018
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Bill 148 Is Now Law
Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, received Royal Assent on November 27, 2017. This means that the Bill has passed and is now law.
Canada
2 Jan 2018
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Ambiguity Killed The Termination Clause
The Ontario Superior Court recently struck down a termination clause in an employment agreement because of a seemingly minor ambiguity.
Canada
24 Nov 2017
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Court Of Appeal Confirms Purchaser Not Bound To Vendor's Employment Contracts
A particularly nuanced aspect of a sale of business involves offering employment to employees of the vendor. The determination of risk, as well as whether the vendor ...
Canada
24 Nov 2017
13
Short Service Employee Gets Four Months' Pay In Lieu Of Reasonable Notice
The Ontario Superior Court recently awarded four months of pay in lieu of reasonable notice to an employee with less than a year of tenure.
Canada
17 Nov 2017
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Ontario's Court Of Appeal Strikes Down Yet Another Termination Clause
Recent decisions from the Ontario courts have not been kind to employers seeking to limit employees'' termination entitlements through written agreements.
Canada
2 Nov 2017
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Court Of Appeal Strikes Down Yet Another Termination Clause
Recent Ontario court decisions have not been kind to employers seeking to limit employees' termination entitlements through use of contractual language.
Canada
24 Oct 2017
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Honesty Is The Best Policy - Court Of Appeal Upholds Dishonest Employee's Dismissal For Just Cause
Employers are often faced with the galling choice between asserting just cause for termination, and paying potentially large sums of money to departing employees who have been caught lying...
Canada
29 Jun 2017
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Mitigating By Returning To Work: It Depends On The Circumstances
When must a dismissed employee accept an offer of alternate employment with their employer?
Canada
14 Jun 2017
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Generous Termination Clauses: Think Twice Before Making Promises
Many employers include termination clauses in employment contracts to limit their liability when dismissing employees.
Canada
10 May 2017
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Using Independent Contractor Not A "Get Out Of Jail Free" Card
A business' obligations to its workers will depend on whether the workers are employees or independent contractors.
Canada
26 Apr 2017
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Termination Clause Update
Employers are increasingly using termination of employment clauses in employment offers and contracts to reduce the liability they face when terminating employees.
Canada
5 Apr 2017
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