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  • Limiting Common Law Notice Entitlements Through Termination ClausesJuly 5, 2018

    The main effect of termination clauses is to limit a possible much greater notice payment at common law, which is why rigorous standards have been enforced by the courts as of late. Over the past couple years, the courts have scrutinized termination clauses, placing significantly more accountability … Read more »

  • Authority of an Employment Standards Officer (Ontario)June 27, 2018

    If an employee feels that they have been wronged according to the Employment Standards Act (ESA), they may report this to the Ministry of Labour (MOL). Ensuring an investigation, the MOL will appoint an Employment Standards Officer (ESO) to settle the claim made by the employee. Upon doing so, an ES … Read more »

  • My company has given me a new role with more work and less payJune 26, 2018

    THE QUESTION My company recently let go of all the sales staff except me. In 12 years, I’ve always done new sales while a separate team concentrated on retaining customers. Since the layoff, they have asked me to take on the retention job as my main responsibility, but also continue to generate new … Read more »

  • New Ontario’s Pay Transparency Act in Effect January 2019June 14, 2018

    Ontario’s Pay Transparency Act, 2018 will become effective on January 1, 2019.  The law will apply to all provincially-regulated employers in Ontario and create the following new rules: All employers’ publicly advertised job postings must include a salary rate or range.  “Publicly advertised job pos … Read more »

  • Freight Forwarding Companies: Federal or Provincial Employment Regulation?June 13, 2018

    Companies offering strictly freight-forwarding services on a national basis serve to organize shipment countrywide by using modes of transportation that are not owned by the company themselves. Such companies simply coordinate the shipments of their customers through third-party carriers, opting for … Read more »