November 25

Federally Regulated vs. Provincial Employees

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request   Note: To get assistance finding a list of federally regulated employers please see our blog post here. Federally Regulated Employees: Pros and Cons A majority of employment law cases featured in the media deal with provincially regulated employees,.

November 14

Employees and Independent Contractors

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request What type of worker are you? In today’s economic climate, employment law issues are often covered through within the media. Recently, the Toronto Star covered a story regarding a group of translators for Able Translations whom alleged that they.

November 5

Harassment Claims: Hard Proof

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Harassment Claims Require Hard Proof: A Look at Employment Law Precedents Harassment within the workplace is a prevalent issue, and is something many employees consult an employment lawyer for. But what makes harassment in the workplace an issue for.

October 20

Probationary periods can equal minimum notice

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request In Kong v. Vancouver Chinese Baptist Church the probationary period was found to be the notice period minimum. Every employment relationship is unique, and courts will take account of the particular provisions of an employee’s contract in deciding what.

October 11

Damages for Failed investigation

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Shoddy Investigations Expose Employers to Significant Liability Canadian Court awards $30,000 for failed investigation. A new case in the field of employment law is making it clear to employers relying on misconduct allegations that they can’t just conduct an.

October 2

Things You Didn’t Know About Employment Law

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Five Things You Didn’t Know About Employment Law Ontario Employment Law is often counter-intuitive. This blog post goes through five little know, but very important aspects of Ontario Employment Law. 1. Dependent Contractors Owed Notice Are contractors entitled to.

September 26

Sexual Assault in the Workplace- Employer Liability

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Sexual Assault in the Workplace- Employer Liability Sexual assault in the workplace is an issue which impacts an organization in multiple ways. The law recognizes that multiple heads of damages, including human rights, punitive damages and mental distress damage.

September 19

Gordon v. Altus: Punitive Damages and Employer Misconduct

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Gordon v. Altus: Punitive Damages and Employer Misconduct In a recent Ontario case $100,000 was added for employer misconduct in punitive damages. In the employment law sector, the award of punitive damages is often hard to attain given that.

September 11

Overtime Pay: Authorization not required

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Overtime Misconceptions about the Law With the exception of certain positions (managerial or supervisory), employment capacities (independent contractors and consultants) land certain industries (i.e legal professionals, internet technology professionals- see the ESA and its regulations (http://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/00e41) and the Ministry.

September 2

Ford Keegan v Miller ABM

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Battle of the Case Law: Distinguishing Ford v. Keegan and Related Jurisprudence from Miller v. ABM, Wright v. Young and Rubicam New Developments in Termination Provision Jurisprudence The 2014 case of Ford v. Keegan, 2014 ONSC 4989 (CanLII) has.

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