September 28, 2020 by Adrian Miedema in COVID-19
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Ontario employers now legally required to screen employees coming to work – using the government’s “Screening Tool”

Ontario’s “Stage 3” Regulation now requires employers to conduct employee screening for COVID-19 whenever employees come to work, using questions […]

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November 11, 2019 by Adrian Miedema in Workers' Compensation
  • Comments Off on Hot topics and recent developments in labour and employment law

Hot topics and recent developments in labour and employment law

Date and time: November 26, 2019

12 p.m. – 1 p.m. ET
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. MT
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. PT

This session is only available via webinar

LSBC: This session is registered for 1 hour of CPD credit with the Law Society of British Columbia.

LSO: This program is eligible for up to 1

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August 29, 2018 by Adrian Miedema in Uncategorized
  • Comments Off on “Communications and conduct” of employer’s lawyer regarding sexual harassment investigation were not privileged, could be referred to in Claim, court decides

“Communications and conduct” of employer’s lawyer regarding sexual harassment investigation were not privileged, could be referred to in Claim, court decides

Over the objections of a company’s employment lawyer, an Ontario court has permitted an employee to refer, in her Statement of Claim for constructive dismissal and bad faith, to the “communications and conduct” of the company’s lawyer in respect of a sexual harassment investigation.

The employee made sexual harassment and bullying

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