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  • Changes to Parental Leave: What You Need to Know  April 25, 2017

    Background Congratulations, you’re planning a family! If you or your partner is pregnant, or you are thinking about becoming a parent, you are probably wondering what maternity leave, pregnancy leave and parental leave mean and how your employment may be affected. The Federal government has also pro … Read more »

  • Another Termination Clause Bites the DustApril 19, 2017

    You may have signed an offer of employment or an employment contract before you started it work. If so, it could have a termination clause. Many termination clauses attempt to limit how much termination pay an employee will receive. As we have written before, if the termination clause is poorly draf … Read more »

  • What kind of legal costs can I recover at court? Small Claims Court editionApril 7, 2017

    The losing party in a court case usually pays some of the winning party’s costs, but the costs that can be recovered in Small Claims Court are significantly limited by the Rules of the Small Claims Court and the Courts of Justice Act. Despite these limits, a judge recently awarded a losing party to … Read more »

  • Changing an Employee’s Shifts After a Medical Leave is DiscriminationMarch 31, 2017

    Many employees require a medical leave at some point during their career.  Often the difficult period begins when they return to work and are not supported. Employees have the right to accommodation to the point of undue hardship.  This means that the employer must make changes to the workplace that … Read more »

  • Is Failing to Pay a $329K bonus Constructive Dismissal?March 24, 2017

    In a recent decision, Chapman v. GPM Investment Management, the Court of Appeal for Ontario (ONCA) said no. Facts In this case, the employee’s contract provided for a bonus to be calculated on the company’s pre-tax income. Prior to the employee starting his position, the employer, GPM, purchased som … Read more »