May 3, 2019
While certain behaviours are clearly never acceptable in the workplace, there may be a new culprit on the no-no list: handshakes.
April 25, 2019
Not every breach of an employment contract permits an employer to terminate the contract and dismiss the employee without notice. That is particularly true where the breach relates, effectively, to performance.
April 18, 2019
As we still work to digest the changes brought about by Bill 148 and Bill 47, we also have Bill 66, which was passed earlier in April.
April 16, 2019
In the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, there is no authority to award costs to a successful party, no matter how frivolous the other party's position may have been.
April 11, 2019
Employers cannot discriminate based on sex or gender, and so they should be implementing policies that are balanced and in line with current best practices.
March 27, 2019
If an employee can prove bad faith conduct by an employer in the manner of a dismissal, then the employee may be entitled to bad faith/moral damages.
March 10, 2019
Passmore and Illumiti Inc., which was released in November of last year, and is helpful for both employers and employees as it reviews the types of remedies that may be available through the tribunal, as well as how damages are assessed.
February 20, 2019
It’s happened again, and it’s no less devastating each and every time. On February 15, 2019, a mass shooting at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois (roughly an hour from Chicago) left six people dead, including the shooter. Among those killed were a human resources manager, an HR intern in his first day on the job, a plant manager, a union chairman, and a stockroom attendant.