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What is a Wrongful Dismissal?

Wrongful dismissal occurs when an employer terminates an employee without providing them with advanced notice of termination or appropriate pay in lieu of notice. It’s important to note that determining…

Key Employment Law Changes in 2023

As 2023 comes to an end and the new year approaches, we look back at some of the key employment law changes in Ontario and discuss some potential new changes…

Prioritizing Mental Health in The Workplace

While the awareness of mental health in the workplace appears to be growing each year, many employees still battle with their mental well-being. Approximately one in three Canadian workers take…

Parmar v Tribe Management Inc. – What does this British Columbia decision mean for vaccine policies in the workplace?

On September 26, 2022, the first non-arbitral decision considering the complex matter of COVID-19 vaccination mandates in the workplace was released in British Columbia. Over the past few years, the…

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TORT LAW AND THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP

In the workforce, it is crucial to understand the foundations that make up a relationship between an employee and an employer. In layman’s terms, an employment relationship is essentially an…

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION – ONTARIO ENACTS BILL 88

In our previous blog, we summarize a few of the changes proposed in the Working for Workers Act, 2022 (“Bill 88”). As of April 11, 2022, Bill 88 has been…

EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT STRESS LEAVE IN ONTARIO

The COVID-19 pandemic has had several negative impacts on many Canadians. Statistics Canada revealed stress levels of Canadians have doubled since the onset of the pandemic, with Canadians experiencing fear…

BREAKING DOWN FIDUCIARY EMPLOYEES, AND THEIR OBLIGATIONS 

Within healthy workplaces, employees are valued and trusted by their employers. However, on top of this base level of trust in employees, there is a legal concept known as a…

IS THERE A “RIGHT TIME” FOR YOUTH TO JOIN THE WORKFORCE?

As the workforce continually adapts to new generations of workers entering and leaving, many traditions that were seen as norms in the past are no longer the norms we see…