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- Conflicting Jurisprudence Regarding Whether a COVID-19 Reduction of Wages and/or Hours Amounts to a Constructive Dismissal
For what is not the first time and will not be the last time in Ontario employment law, two different judges of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice have issued conflicting decisions – this time with respect to whether reducing or eliminating an employee’s wages and/or hours during the COVID-19 pan … Read more »
- DSF is recognized in ‘Best Lawyers’ for 2022!
Devry Smith Frank LLP (‘DSF’) is proud to announce that we have been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 with 8 of our lawyers ranked across multiple practice areas. The lawyers in the list are highlighted below: George Frank – Personal Injury Litigation Jennifer Howard – Family Law David Lavk … Read more »
- Keep Your Medical Benefits For a Short Term After Your Employment is Terminated
If your employment is terminated, you are entitled to temporarily keep your group or employee benefits, such as medical or drug insurance plans. However, there are a number of important considerations to keep in mind. How long can I keep my benefits? The amount of time you will generally be allowed … Read more »
- Ontario School’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policies
Months into the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines, various sectors around the province have begun to implement vaccination policies for high-risk settings. On August 17th, 2021, the Ontario government announced that the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy is required for specific environments, incl … Read more »
- Did You Sign On The Dotted Line?
Before participating in an activity that could lead to injury or death, a person may be required to sign a waiver as a form of expressed consent to the risks that exist, due to the inherent nature of the activity. By signing on the dotted line, the waiver could prevent an injured person or their fam … Read more »