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Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

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  • Broader Protections from Harassment While WorkingFebruary 9, 2018

    Recently, the Supreme Court recognized the changing nature of employment relationships and that harassment and discrimination can occur at work whether coming from a boss, co-worker, or fellow contractor. The Case In British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk, 2017 SCC 62 Mohammadreza Sheikhz … Read more »

  • WSIB Benefit Changes Effective January 1, 2018January 11, 2018

    Claiming benefits through WSIB because of harassment or bullying at work just got much easier. Until very recently, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act only allowed employees to claim workers compensation benefits if they experienced traumatic mental stress at work. This was very difficult for em … Read more »

  • Recent changes to Employment Insurance benefitsDecember 11, 2017

    In November of this year, Employment and Social Development Canada confirmed that new Employment Insurance (“EI”) parental, maternity and caregiving benefits will come into force effective December 3, 2017. We previously blogged about these proposed changes when the new EI benefits were being propos … Read more »

  • ONCA Cautions Against Partial Summary JudgmentDecember 8, 2017

    As I noted in an earlier blog, the Supreme Court in Hryniak v Mauldin, “rewrote the law on summary judgment” and opened the doors to a fast and cost-effective method of obtaining judgment for terminated employees. The courts since specifically recognized that straightforward wrongful dismissal cases … Read more »

  • Damages Owed Under Fixed Term ContractsNovember 28, 2017

    In my last blog post, I discussed a case where an independent contractor who signed a fixed term contract was owed notice of termination, specifically, 5 months and 3 weeks. There are very important differences between indefinite and fixed term contracts, particularly at the time of termination. In … Read more »