Dispute Resolution - Articles & Videos
Whether or not you can lose your job for refusing to be vaccinated, and how medical or religious exemptions factor in, will be an on-going issue for employers and their employees.
In this video update, Nadia Zaman talks about the latest arbitration decision on just cause for dismissal for refusal to vaccinate.
The courts are closed, litigation is at a standstill, and court reporters’ offices are shut. Many litigators have an unexpected amount of free time while at the same time, their clients are anxious to move their cases forward. And the reality is that there is a simple way to do it: Online Dispute Resolution.
In many cases, having parties greet each other and spend a brief period of time in the same room helps to personalize the matter. That said, I always invite counsel to let me know if, due to the nature of the case or other circumstances, this would be counterproductive.
At Rudner Law we are often asked how long someone has to bring a wrongful dismissal claim. In Ontario, the answer is 2 years, but the more important question is, when does that time period start to run. The answer to that question can mean the difference between being able to advance your claim and being told you can’t, even if it was perfectly legitimate, and might be worth a whole lot of money. It’s critical that you get this right, and two recent cases provide examples where plaintiffs waited unknowingly and missed a limitation period, and therefore were not able to pursue their claim.