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- Supreme Court Privacy Case Affirms the Importance of School Safety
Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada held that a teacher committed the crime of voyeurism by surreptitiously recording images of female high school students. In finding that the students had a reasonable expectation of privacy, the Court relied on the trust imposed on teachers and the need for a s … Read more »
- Attention Ontario Colleges and Universities: It’s Time to Review Your Sexual Violence Policies!
All Ontario colleges and universities have an important task to complete soon. They must conduct a review of their sexual violence policies, and this review must consider student input. The Obligation to Review The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act (MTCUA) requires colleges and uni … Read more »
- An Update on the Status of Family Status – Just in Time for Family Day
In a recent decision released by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal), the Tribunal found that an employer discriminated against the Applicant, a personal support worker (PSW), by failing to accommodate her special childcare needs. The Tribunal found that the Applicant’s employment was te … Read more »
- Reaching Out – Fourteenth Edition
Dear Friends, Welcome to our Winter 2019 edition of Reaching Out. The last 18 months have been a tumultuous time in employment law in Ontario. We saw the introduction of sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and Labour Relations Act, 1995 in January 2018, only to see many of them re … Read more »
- Amendments to Complaints and Appeals Provisions of the Canada Labour Code to Come into Force on April 1, 2019
The federal government has proclaimed April 1, 2019 as the coming into force date for certain provisions of Bill C-44, the Budget Implementation Act 2017, No. 1 which amend a number of provisions in the Canada Labour Code. For details on the changes to be implemented under Bill C-44, refer to our … Read more »
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