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April 9, 2019

The Employment Standards Act, 2000 obligates employers to provide employees with severance pay under certain circumstances. “Severance pay” is compensation that is paid to an employee who has had his or her employment “severed”.

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Big Notice Win for Long Term Employee

April 2, 2019

Many believe that common law notice is calculated based on 1 month for each completed year of service. While some employees are awarded notice that ap Read More...

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Expectation of Privacy in Text Message: Supreme Court of Canada Rules

March 26, 2019

Can Canadians reasonably expect the text messages they send to remain private, even after the messages have reached their destination, and is the stat Read More...

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Religious Accommodation in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers

March 12, 2019

Ontario employers have a duty to accommodate employees with respect to any protected ground under human rights legislation. This includes religion.