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The Enforceability Of Employment Arbitration Agreements In Question
Some employers include arbitration clauses in their standard form employment agreements as the arbitration process can be a confidential and cost-effective
Canada
3 Jul 2019
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Employers Must Update Employment Standards Posting – For Now
Bill 66 has yet to proceed to Second Reading but we will continue to monitor its progress.
Canada
26 Mar 2019
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A "Border Wall" Of A Legal Kind
Ontario Labour Relations Board Holds that Only Ontario Payroll Matters in Determining Potential Employer Liability for Severance Pay.
Canada
26 Mar 2019
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Ontario Court Pushes The Envelope With 30 Month Reasonable Notice Award In Employment Cases
Until recently, employers could be reasonably assured that Canadian courts would limit a dismissed employee's entitlements to reasonable notice at common law to a maximum of 24 months.
Canada
18 Feb 2019
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2018: The Year In Review In Employment Law
We often say there is rarely a dull moment in employment law
Canada
8 Jan 2019
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Bill 148 Is Officially Unravelled As Bill 47, The Making Ontario Open For Business Act, 2018 Becomes Law
On November 21, 2018, Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018, quickly passed third reading and received royal assent.
Canada
27 Nov 2018
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Reminder For Employers In Ontario: Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 In Force On November 1, 2018
Although employers in Ontario are no doubt preoccupied with the recently introduced Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018
Canada
6 Nov 2018
8
Unravelling Bill 148 – The Making Ontario Open for Business Act Has Arrived
Significant changes to labour and employment laws in Ontario may again be on the horizon.
Canada
24 Oct 2018
9
Ontario Human Rights Commission Posts Q And A On Cannabis And The Human Rights Code
With legalization on Ontario's doorstep, the Ontario Human Rights Commission has issued a new policy discussing the impact of legal cannabis on human rights issues in the province.
Canada
18 Oct 2018
10
Separating The "Apples" From The "Oranges" – When Can Paid Time Off Benefits Replace Personal Emergency Leave?
On January 1 of this year, Ontario's Bill 148 officially expanded the reach of the personal emergency leave provisions of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the ESA)...
Canada
3 Aug 2018
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Bill C-45 Passes In The Senate, Making Cannabis Legal In Canada
By way of a 52-29 vote, the Canadian Senate has now passed the federal government's bill legalizing recreational marijuana in Canada.
Canada
25 Jun 2018
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Ontario Court Rules Allegations Of Workplace Sexual Harassment Are "Not Connected To Employment," Not Covered By Release
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court highlights the importance of including a comprehensive release in any separation package offered to an employee upon dismissal ...
Canada
4 Apr 2018
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Five New Year's Resolutions For Ontario Employers
Ontario employers can be forgiven for a lack of enthusiasm in ringing in 2018. Several significant changes to ESA come into effect as of January 1, 2018 and many employers are scrambling...
Canada
4 Jan 2018
14
Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, Passes Second Reading
On June 1, 2017, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. As we have previously reported, if passed, Bill 148 will significantly alter ...
Canada
25 Oct 2017
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The Ontario Labour Relations Board Opens The Door To Franchisee Unionization In The Canada Bread Certification Case
The Ontario Labour Board has found that Canada Bread's drivers, who were principals of franchisee corporations that contracted with Canada Bread for the right to deliver products along designated routes, ...
Canada
19 Oct 2017
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I Want A Second Opinion: When Can Employers Require An Independent Medical Examination?
Many employers have found themselves in a situation where their employee has provided a medical note or doctor's recommendation that doesn't seem quite right.
Canada
6 Oct 2017
17
Changes To Bill 148: More Obligations For Ontario Employers
On June 1, 2017, the government introduced Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017.
Canada
26 Sep 2017
18
Ontario Government Announces Sweeping Employment & Labour Law Changes
Good News for Franchising While Certain Industries Singled Out and Some Difficult Roads Ahead for All Business
Canada
5 Jun 2017
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Changing Workplaces Review: Ontario Government Announces Significant Changes To Labour Relations Act
As we previously wrote here, last week Ontario's Ministry of Labour released the final report in its Changing Workplaces Review (Report), which proposed a number of amendments to ESA and LRA.
Canada
2 Jun 2017
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Potential Changes On The Horizon For Ontario's Employment And Labour Laws: Final Report From The Ontario Government's Changing Workplaces Review
After much anticipation, the Special Advisors appointed to lead the Ministry of Labour's Changing Workplaces Review (Review) released their final report (Report) this past Tuesday (May 22, 2017).
Canada
2 Jun 2017
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