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No Smoking In The Workplace - Including Cannabis
Workplaces in Ontario are required to post No Smoking signs prohibiting smoking of tobacco, cannabis (including medical cannabis), and electronic cigarettes.
Canada
9 Nov 2018
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ESA Changes - November, 2017
Ontario's Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 received Royal Assent on November 27, 2017. This act makes amendments to several statutes including the Employment Standards Act, 2000.
Canada
4 Dec 2017
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Spam – Employer's Liability
In July of this year, private rights of action under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation will come into force.
Canada
16 Mar 2017
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Vacation Accrual During A Leave Of Absence
The ESA distinguishes between entitlement to vacation time and vacation pay.
Canada
10 Jan 2017
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Statutory Public Holiday Pay
Employees may be entitled to statutory holiday pay for the approaching statutory holidays of Christmas Day (December 25), Boxing Day (December 26), and New Year's Day (January 1).
Canada
13 Dec 2016
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You Cannot Fire A Federally Regulated Employee Without Just Cause
The SCC has clearly determined that sections 240 to 246 of the Canada Labour Code displaces the ability of an employer to fire a federally regulated employee without just cause.
Canada
27 Sep 2016
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Bonus Entitlement On Termination Of Employment
In the recent case of Fraser v. Canerector Inc., a 46 year old senior executive employed for 2.8 years asserted that he was entitled to his year end bonus on the termination of his employment in June, 2014.
Canada
28 Aug 2015
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New Requirement For Employment Standards Poster
Employers must now not only post the Ontario Employment Standards Poster in the workplace, but by June 19, 2015, employers must also provide a copy of the poster to their employees.
Canada
2 Jun 2015
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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace
With the diversity of people who work in organizations, sexualized conversations and activities may occur.
Canada
18 May 2015
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Pregnancy And Parental Leaves – Ontario And B.C.
Employment standards, such as rules surrounding pregnancy and parental leave, are regulated at the provincial level.
Canada
15 Dec 2014
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Federal Court Of Appeal: Childcare Triggers Duty To Accommodate Family Status In The Workplace
The law regarding the duty of employers to accommodate the family-related needs of employees has been evolving over the past few years.
Canada
10 Oct 2014
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Vacation – "Use it or Lose it" Policies
Employees can lose their vacation time by failing to take vacation BUT employees cannot lose their vacation pay.
Canada
12 Apr 2014
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Employment Probationary Period - Terminations
It is quite common for new employees to undergo a 3-month probationary period when beginning new employment.
Canada
4 Jul 2013
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Employee Leaves Of Absence
The following chart provides information on the different types of leaves available to employees in Ontario under the Employment Standards Act, 2000.
Canada
16 May 2013
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Employees’ Expectation To Privacy: Personal Use Of Employer Owned Electronic Devices
The Supreme Court of Canada has recently released its decision in R. v. Cole which deals with work computers and an employee’s reasonable expectation to privacy.
Canada
7 Jan 2013
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