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Court Of Appeal Affirms "Cap" Of Twenty-Four Months Absent Exceptional Circumstances
On June 19, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal released a decision in Dawe v. Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada.
Canada
1 Jul 2019
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Province Of Ontario Introduces New Legislation To Cap Public Sector Wages
The Ontario Government has introduced new legislation that is entitled Bill 124, Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019. This legislation seeks to cap public sector
Canada
13 Jun 2019
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The Ontario Government Eliminates Certain Ministry Of Labour Approvals
The Ontario Government has passed Bill 66, Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2019 which amends the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the "ESA").
Canada
23 Apr 2019
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Doing Business In Canada — A Legal Overview
Canada has always been a great place for non-Canadians to do business. Moreover, during the last twenty years, it has stood out among the world's nations as one of the most stable business environments, ...
Canada
31 Jan 2019
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Ontario Government Overturns Previous Labour Reforms
On November 21, 2018, Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 received Royal Assent. Bill 47 repealed almost all of the labour and employment reforms enacted by the Wynne Government under Bill 148 just a year ago.
Canada
28 Nov 2018
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The End Of Bill 148?
With the election of a new Government in Ontario, many employers wondered what would become of Bill 148.
Canada
4 Oct 2018
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Government Returns To Pre Bill 148 Public Holiday Pay Formula
As previously reported in November and March, Bill 148, "The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017", introduced many significant changes to employment standards and labour relations legislation.
Canada
9 May 2018
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Ontario Government Seeks To Close The Gender Pay Gap With New Legislation
The Ontario Government has recently made bold and controversial changes to labour and employment legislation.
Canada
12 Mar 2018
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Bill 127 – More Stress For Ontario Employers
As Ontario Employers endeavour to come to grips with the financial and operational changes coming to their workplaces as a result of Bill 148, further changes are coming under Bill 127...
Canada
11 Dec 2017
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Much More Than A 15 Dollar Minimum Wage... Bill 148 And The Government's Major Reforms To Labour And Employment Laws
On November 22, 2017, the Government passed Bill 148, the "Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017". Bill 148 significantly amends the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ("ESA"), ...
Canada
27 Nov 2017
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The Changing Workplaces Review: Expert Panel Recommends Major Changes To Labour And Employment Laws
It is beyond the scope of this article to review all 173 recommendations in detail.
Canada
26 May 2017
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Working From Home – Legal Issues You May Not Have Considered (Video)
Tom Stefanik discusses a number of key legal issues that employers should consider when deciding whether or not to allow employees to telecommute.
Canada
16 Sep 2016
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New Ontario "Tip" Protection Legislation
On June 10, 2016, Ontario's Bill 12 ("Protecting Employees' Tips Act, 2015") will come into force (the "Act").
Canada
9 May 2016
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Court Of Appeal Confirms Employer's Financial Circumstances Are Irrelevant In Determining Employees' Right To Common-Law Notice Of Termination
You are a senior manager at a not-for-profit or charitable organization. You have been tasked with trimming costs given a freeze on Government funding and a lack of new fundraising.
Canada
21 Dec 2015
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It Doesn't Pay To Delay: Review Officer's Order Rescinded By Pay Equity Hearings Tribunal
Despite rumours to the contrary, pay equity has not come to a quiet end in Ontario.
Canada
23 Nov 2015
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Can The Director Of A Corporation Be Held Personally Liable For Unpaid Wages And Termination Pay?
The Ontario Superior Court has held that the director of a closely-held corporation can be held liable for unpaid wages and termination pay under the oppression remedy.
Canada
8 Jun 2015
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Nannies And Employment Law In Ontario
In Ontario, a nanny is considered an employee for all employment law purposes, and the person hiring the nanny has the legal responsibilities of an employer.
Canada
23 Jan 2015
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Human Rights Tribunal Powers: The "Big Stick" Of Reinstatement
Unlike our court, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has the power to reinstate employees to their employment in appropriate cases.
Canada
7 Oct 2014
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