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  • Arbitrator upholds termination for sexual harassment but rejects “zero-tolerance” approach

    A recent arbitration decision upheld the termination of an employee for violating the Employer’s workplace violence and harassment policy. In Re Metro Rideau Store v…. Read Complete Article
  • Equal pay for equal work regardless of employment status provisions of Bill 148 coming into effect on April 1, 2018

    The Employment Standards Act (ESA) currently prohibits employers from paying employees different rates of pay based on sex if they perform equal work. Effective April… Read Complete Article
  • Employer removes working from home – Court rules constructive dismissal

    In Hagholm v. Coreio Inc. (December 2017), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found that an employee’s ability to work from home was… Read Complete Article
  • Bill 203 – Proposed new employee rights to information about compensation in the workplace

    The Ontario government introduced Bill 203, the Pay Transparency Act, 2018 (the Act) on March 6, 2018.  If passed, the Act will come into effect… Read Complete Article
  • Federal Budget 2018 – Key labour and employment-related provisions

    The federal government tabled its 2018 Budget, entitled “Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle Class” in the House of Commons on February 27,… Read Complete Article
  • Arbitrator reinstates nurse discharged for disparaging remarks

    A nurse who was discharged from her employment for making disparaging comments about her employer has been reinstated.  In North Bay Regional Health Centre v…. Read Complete Article
  • Court of Appeal upholds termination clause

    A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision represents a promising shift in how courts will interpret termination clauses.  In Nemeth v. Hatch Ltd…. Read Complete Article
  • The Top Employment Law Cases of 2017

    It is undeniable that 2017 was an exciting and important year in employment law.  The courts wrestled with complicated and difficult questions, including when can… Read Complete Article

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