Information About Labour Pains
- Hope for Ontario's Employer Bar: The ONSC's Decision in Rahman v. Cannon Design Architecture Inc.
Are these words automatically fatal to a contractual termination provision post the Court of Appeal’s decision in Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc.: “[The Employer] maintains the right to terminate your employment at any time and without notice or payment in lieu thereof, if you engage in conduc … Read more »
- Ottawa Businesses and Organizations Legally Required to Establish COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
Is my business legally required to have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy? In Ontario, the answer unfortunately depends on where you are located. Let me explain. … Read more »
- Employees Can Sue for Constructive Dismissal Caused by Chronic Mental Stress: ON Div Ct
Can an employee sue for constructive dismissal if the cause of the employment relationship break down is that the employee was subjected to chronic workplace harassment resulting in injuries otherwise compensable under the WSIB regime? In a well-reasoned, no-nonsense decision, Morningstar v. WSIAT, … Read more »
- It's good to be home.
Hi. On April 1, 2019, I published a post to this blog titled “Hi. I have some news.” In that post I announced that, “As of April 1, 2019, I am no longer practicing in private practice. I have joined Canopy Growth Corporation in the position of Director, Legal (Litigation and Employment).” Given the … Read more »
- Complainant in Sexual Assault Claim Compellable as Employer’s Representative on Examinations for Discovery in Wrongful Dismissal Claim
Is it “oppressive” to compel an unwilling complainant in a sexual assault and harassment matter to be examined for discovery when he is not a party to the underlying lawsuit and when his version of events has already been made available to the plaintiff in the form of his written complaint? In Mohot … Read more »