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  • Welcome to Minken Employment LawyersNovember 22, 2017

    Our Exclusive Focus Minken Employment Lawyers provides expert legal services, both locally and abroad, on a full range of Canadian workplace issues. As a boutique firm, we practice employment law exclusively and have close to 30 years of experience in guiding both employers and employees. For a full … Read more »

  • Bill 148 – One Step Closer To Being Passed!November 22, 2017

                On November 17, 2017, Bill 148 was ordered for Third Reading. While there are some new amendments, many of the core proposed changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 remain the same. There are several new amendments related to leaves. Family Medical Leave is amended to increase the … Read more »

  • WSIB Violates Human Rights CodeNovember 14, 2017

    The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (“HRTO”) recently decided that the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) failed to accommodate the needs of an injured worker with psychological conditions. In Lawson v. Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, the HRTO found that the WSIB failed to … Read more »

  • Bill 148 – The Ontario Government is proposing amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000October 31, 2017

      Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which just passed the Second Reading and has been referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, proposes many changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000. From increasing the minimum wage, to expanding upon workplace leave, … Read more »

  • Employer Obligations Under Bill 148October 26, 2017

      Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 proposes many changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 which will have a significant impact on employers throughout Ontario. These proposed changes have the potential of requiring employers to drastically alter their current business practices. … Read more »