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May 22, 2019

Mediation is not only recommended before trial, but is actually a mandatory step in the litigation process in Toronto. Mediation has a number of benefits to employers and employees involved in disputes, including avoiding the cost, time, emotional toll, and public disclosure of a trial.

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Ontario Says Goodbye to the Short-Lived Tort of Harassment

May 7, 2019

Recently, Ontario’s highest court was asked to determine whether a common law tort of harassment exists. In Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General), Read More...

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Mitigation Requirement After Termination Further Explained by Ontario’s Highest Court

April 25, 2019

Mitigation often requires the employee to try and attain another job in the period after their dismissal. The Court of Appeal’s decision in Brake v. Read More...

A Guide to Severance Pay Under the Employment Standards Act, 2000

April 9, 2019

The Employment Standards Act, 2000 obligates employers to provide employees with severance pay under certain circumstances. “Severance pay” is com Read More...