April 17, 2018

While most people use the terms “laid off” and “terminated” interchangeably to describe dismissal from employment, there is in fact a legal difference between the two.


New Prohibited Grounds of Discrimination Added to the Canadian Human Rights Act

February 22, 2018

The Governor General signed Bill C-16 into law, amending the Canadian Human Rights Act to include “gender identity” and “gender expression” as Read More...


Proposed Amendments to Ontario’s Human Rights Code

December 26, 2017

Bill 164 is a Private Member’s Bill which seeks to amend the Ontario Human Rights Code to include immigration status, genetic characteristics, polic Read More...

York Region Open for (Retail) Business on Public Holidays

December 22, 2017

On November 16, 2017 the Regional Municipality of York passed the controversial Holiday Shopping Bylaw, which permits retail businesses in York Region Read More...

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    How Bill 148 Benefits Employees

    November 24, 2017

    Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 proposes many changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, which will benefit employees across Onta Read More...

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