September 04, 2020 by Julia Dales in Employment Standards
  • Comments Off on Never mind… Ontario’s Infectious Disease Emergency Leave is not ending September 4, 2020

Never mind… Ontario’s Infectious Disease Emergency Leave is not ending September 4, 2020

In May 2020, the Government of Ontario made O. Reg. 228/20 under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA), which converted […]

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September 01, 2020 by Larysa Workewych in Employment Standards
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Consolidated framework for workplace harassment and violence coming into force for federally regulated employers

Federally regulated employers may need to assess and revise their current harassment and violence in the workplace policies. The Government […]

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July 21, 2020 by Stefanie Chimienti in Employment Standards
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Another Termination Clause Bites the Dust

Employers do not usually draft employment contracts with the future in mind. However, in a recent decision, the Ontario Superior […]

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June 22, 2020 by Stefanie Chimienti in Employment Standards
  • Comments Off on Employers Beware: Your severability clause may not save your enforceable “without cause” termination provision

Employers Beware: Your severability clause may not save your enforceable “without cause” termination provision

On June 17, 2020, the Ontario Court of Appeal made a significant ruling in the decision of Waksdale v Swegon […]

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March 05, 2020 by Employment & Labour Law in Employment Standards, Occupational Health and Safety
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Employer obligations, options and strategies

Date and time:
Friday March 13, 2019

12 – 1 p.m. ET
10 – 11 a.m. MT
9 – 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 Substantive Hour with

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March 03, 2020 by Karina Pylypczuk in Employment Standards
  • Comments Off on When Failsafe Language Fails: The Ontario Court of Appeal on the Enforceability of Termination Provisions

When Failsafe Language Fails: The Ontario Court of Appeal on the Enforceability of Termination Provisions

On August 30, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed the employer’s appeal in Andros v. Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc.[1] The Court of Appeal’s decision affirmed a Motion Judge’s finding that a termination provision which provided for severance entitlements below the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA”) minimums was not saved by the “failsafe”

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July 05, 2019 by Jonathan Mor in Employment Standards
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Proposed change to afford certain temporary foreign workers with increased mobility

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), have proposed an amendment to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR), which would provide increased employment mobility to certain foreign workers under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). The proposed amendment was published on June 22, 2019, in Part I, Volume 153,

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May 09, 2019 by Karina Pylypczuk in Employment Standards, Labour, Pensions and Benefits
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Dentons’ Employment and Labour Seminar

You are invited to the Dentons’ Labour, Employment and Pensions group half-day seminar on emerging workplace and human resources issues. Join us on May 31st at this complimentary seminar to discuss topics such as:

December 26, 2018 by Chelsea Rasmussen in Employment Standards, Labour
  • Comments Off on Employment and labour law trends to watch for in 2019

Employment and labour law trends to watch for in 2019

Date: January 17, 2019
Time: 9-10 a.m. PT,  10-11 a.m. MT, 12-1 p.m. ET

Join us for a complimentary 1 hour webinar where we’ll highlight and identify the changes in Employment and Labour law that you need to know about and the trends that can be expected to impact your workplace in 2019.

Topics

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December 13, 2018 by Pamela Chan Ebejer in Employment Standards, Occupational Health and Safety, Pensions and Benefits
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More Legislative Changes Coming with Bill 66

Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018 was recently introduced in the Ontario Legislature (“Bill 66”).  Bill 66—as the name suggests—aims to make Ontario more competitive by reducing regulatory burden and giving businesses more flexibility.

Bill 66 proposes to make the following changes to existing legislation: