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- Employee’s Failure to Mitigate Damages Partially Offsets Aggravated and Punitive Damages
Poor conduct tends to result in poor outcomes for those that think they are above the rules, and employment law is no different. Courts have a range of tools at their disposal to penalize parties that engage in egregious conduct. The case of Humphrey v Mene Inc. before the Court of Appeal for Ontari … Read more »
- Ontario Releases Guidance On Electronic Monitoring Policies
We previously reported on the introduction of a requirement for certain larger employers to have a written policy with respect to the electronic monitoring of employees under the Working for Workers Act 2022. The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development has now released guida … Read more »
- Mandatory Arbitration Clauses – Life After Uber
Employment agreements sometimes contain mandatory arbitration clauses, which attempt to force the parties to resolve disputes through arbitration as opposed to proceeding by civil or administrative action under the Employment Standards Act 2000 (ESA). In 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down … Read more »
- Employer’s Denial of Vaccine Exemption based on Creed deemed Discriminatory
Conflicts between unionized workers are generally resolved through the grievance and arbitration process outlined in their collective agreements. The discipline or discharge of employees can be challenged through arbitration, where employers must demonstrate just cause for disciplining employees. We … Read more »
- Does a business sale interrupt the length of service for the purpose of calculating notice periods?
Termination without cause occurs when an employer does not assert that it has a legal justification for terminating the individual’s employment without notice or compensation in lieu of that notice. Employers are entitled to terminate an employee without cause, but they must ensure that they either … Read more »