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Breakfast Seminar Series – Bill 148: Proposed Changes to Ontario’s Labour and Employment Laws
On June 1, 2017, the Ontario government introduced Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which, if…
Breakfast Seminar Series – Labour Arbitration Update
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Ontario proposes major changes to employment and labour lawsFurther to our Focus Alert from last week, on May 30, 2017, the government of Ontario announced its intention to introduce proposed legislation entitled the… Read Complete Article
Divisional Court holds that employers may require an Independent Medical Examination in “certain circumstances”Readers of Focus are familiar with the procedural and substantive components of an employer’s duty to accommodate an employee’s disability-related needs. The procedural component requires… Read Complete Article
Ontario government releases Construction Health and Safety Action PlanOn May 11, 2017, the Government of Ontario released its Construction Health and Safety Action Plan (CHSAP or Action Plan). The Action Plan, which includes… Read Complete Article
Worried about legal liability for providing a bad reference? Truth is the best defenceIn the increasingly litigious world of employment law, employers may often be hesitant to provide a negative reference for a former employee. This hesitation often… Read Complete Article
Clock on limitation period for wrongful dismissal claim starts on day of notice – not last day workedA recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice confirms that the limitation period in respect of a wrongful dismissal claim commences on the… Read Complete Article
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