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Service Area: Employment, Labour, and Human Rights

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Employment, Labour, and Human Rights

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Posted April 26, 2022

The mediator’s reaction to my client’s disclosure that she had secretly recorded her conversation with her boss was one of dismay.   He made it clear[...]
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Employment, Labour, and Human Rights

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Posted March 15, 2022

As discussed in our previous blog posts, here and here, breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”) come with potentially significant consequences for[...]
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Employment, Labour, and Human Rights

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Posted February 3, 2022

Q: Will a pregnant woman automatically be entitled to greater amounts of reasonable notice if her employment is terminated? A: No, not necessarily.  Q: Is[...]
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Business Law, Employment, Labour, and Human Rights

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Posted January 21, 2022

Determining the Legal Structure of your Business When starting your business endeavour, the appropriate legal structure will depend on the nature of the business itself.[...]
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Employment, Labour, and Human Rights

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Posted January 11, 2022

Not all Unions are created equal and not all Unions treat their members equitably. As labour lawyers, we often receive calls from employees who are[...]
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Employment, Labour, and Human Rights

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Posted December 16, 2021

On December 2, 2021, Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021, (“WFWA”) received Royal Assent, becoming law in Ontario. This omnibus piece of legislation amended[...]
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Employment, Labour, and Human Rights

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Posted December 13, 2021

As discussed here in a previous blog post, section 66(1) and (2) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”) gives the court broad discretion[...]
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Posted November 17, 2021

Breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) are known as strict liability offences. Fundamentally, strict liability means that parties who are charged under[...]
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Convictions for breaches of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) often lead to large fines for both corporate and individual defendants. Additionally, for individual[...]

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