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  • Bill 148: Standing Committee Meeting Signals Changes to ESA & LRA AmendmentsSeptember 1, 2017

    In a recent blog post, we wrote about Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act which seeks to amend Ontario’s existing employment standards and labour relations legislation. Since then, Bill 148 has continued to move through the legislative process with committee hearings being held throughout the … Read more »

  • Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social MediaAugust 22, 2017

    Social media has never been more popular and employers are facing a growing number of risks as a result. In our recent article, we provide guidance on dealing with social media as it impacts the workplace. In addition to outlining the prevailing risks, we suggest proactive steps to avoid issues befo … Read more »

  • SCC Decision Reminds Employers to Draft Termination Clauses with CareAugust 11, 2017

    The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) recently ruled that a unilateral contract renewal clause was valid, despite its potential to bind one party perpetually: Uniprix inc. v. Gestion Gosselin et Bérubé inc. The clause afforded sole discretion to the respondents to renew or terminate their contract wit … Read more »

  • Highlights from our Recent #SocialMediaAtWork SeminarJuly 14, 2017

    We’re pleased to share our highlights video from our #SocialMediaAtWork seminar. This informative seminar was hosted by our Employment & Compensation Group in Toronto on June 7th. Topics included the legal and reputational risks of both employees’ and employers’ social media use and practical guidan … Read more »

  • Proactive Anti-Drug Policy Not Discriminatory: Supreme Court of CanadaJuly 6, 2017

    In a recent decision, Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) held that the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal (“Tribunal”) reasonably concluded that a worker who tested positive for drugs following a workplace accident was terminated because he breached the employer’s drug p … Read more »