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- What does the suspension of vaccine mandates for federal employees mean for your business?
Suspension of Federal Vaccination Mandates As of June 20, 2022, the federal government suspended vaccination requirements in federally regulated transportation sectors and for federal government employees. The federal government maintains it will continue to follow public health advice and reinstate … Read more »
- Bell Guilty of Reckless Termination: Have you been “recklessly” fired? Here is how you can prove discrimination.
Employees who have been recklessly terminated may claim significant damages against their employer. In Luckman v. Bell Canada, 2022 CHRT 18, a recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal’s (“Tribunal“) decision, the employer, Bell Canada (“Bell“), was ordered to pay more than $120,000 in damages to their f … Read more »
- Ontario Court of Appeal decision Rhaman v Cannon Design Architecture: How employment agreements are written can leave employers with costly consequences
On June 8, 2022, the Ontario Court of Appeal (“ONCA”) released its eagerly awaited decision in Rahman V Cannon Design Architecture, 2022 ONCA 451 (“Rahman”). The ONCA overturned the decision of Justice Dunphy at the Ontario Superior Court (“ONSC”), which upheld an otherwise illegal termination provi … Read more »
- Before you hire your next employees, make sure you consider these basic employment law factors
Starting off the employment relationship on the right foot, with all parties knowing their obligations, is the foundation for a long and successful relationship. We recommend employers take the following steps to limit liability and clearly communicate obligations to employees. Ensure your interview … Read more »
- My employee has refused to return to the office. What can I do?
As Canadians shift toward living with COVID-19, many employers are recalling employees back to the physical office. For some, this means working in an office environment for the first time since March 2020. This article provides preventative steps to mitigate the conflict and headaches caused by rec … Read more »