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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
A true tale. Ken (not his real name) was a resident in a rural municipality (it could have just as easily been an urban municipality). Ken attended a series of in-person and online seminars.
Littler - Canada
On May 12, 2022, the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) released its long-awaited decision in Taylor v. Hanley Hospitality Inc., 2022 ONCA 376 (Hanley (OCA)).
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
The Court of Appeal's recent decision in Render v. ThyssenKrupp Elevator (Canada) Limited, 2022 ONCA 310, affirms that even a single incident of workplace sexual harassment may amount to just cause for termination.
Fasken
The British Columbia Supreme Court has confirmed the limited circumstances in which a court may interfere with a discretionary decision of pension trustees.
Bennett Jones LLP
The case demonstrates a strong presumption that class counsel should not act for plaintiffs in pursuing individual claims related to the class action before or after certification.
Cox & Palmer
Sexual harassment is one of the most serious forms of workplace misconduct. While acts of sexual harassment can occur on a spectrum of severity, a single incident of sexual harassment can warrant termination.
Gowling WLG
The Divisional Court of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently dismissed a challenge to the implementation of a mandatory vaccination policy in Michalski v McMaster University[1].
Lawyers Financial
You've probably heard the expression: "A confused mind does nothing." Well, if there's one subject that confuses the heck out of just about everyone, it's company pension plans.
Littler - Canada
At the BCCA, the Companies were appealing the decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia (SCBC), which also upheld the Tribunal's determination.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
The Infectious Disease Emergency Leave Regulation, O. Reg. 228/20 ("Regulation") enacted under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ("ESA") in the early stages of the pandemic provided that employees...
Siskinds LLP
Ontario employers are often surprised to learn that there are two different regimes governing employee termination entitlements.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On June 2, 2022, Ontarians will head to the polls to elect the members of the 43rd Parliament of Ontario.
Fasken
In a recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the termination for cause of a manager with 30 years of service for smacking a female co-worker's buttocks.
Littler - Canada
The 2022 Ontario general election will take place on June 2, 2022. Voters will elect members of the provincial government to serve in the Legislative Assembly.
Fasken
The Ontario government moved one step closer towards employee privacy rights by passing Bill 88, The Working for Workers Act, 2022, which requires employers to have written policies...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Following the lead of the federal and Ontario governments, British Columbia and Manitoba have introduced expanded accessibility requirements for organizations operating in those provinces.
Fasken (French)
Dans une décision récente[1], la Cour d'appel de l'Ontario a confirmé le congédiement pour motif valable d'un gestionnaire comptant 30 années de service pour avoir tapé le derrière d'une collègue.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In this case, the employee had claimed paid IDEL from her employer for two days in June 2021.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
On April 14, 2022, the Government of Ontario introduced a new Firefighter Certification regulation (O. Reg. 343/22), which will come into force on July 1, 2022.
WeirFoulds LLP
On April 11, 2022, Bill 88 the Working for Workers Act, 2022 ("Bill 88") received royal assent, making it law in Ontario. Bill 88 makes amendments to various employment-related statutes and introduces a new piece...
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