Frustrated Employee
October 15, 2019

There is a dark side to the gig economy, however, as many workers are unaware of their rights and may be vulnerable to employers who might classify them in such a way as to limit their compensation and other entitlements.

Court Wrongful Dismissal

What to Do When HR Won’t Do Anything

September 30, 2019

Part of the function of an HR Department is to resolve personnel complaints ranging from harassment to discrimination and even violence. But what happ Read More...

Failure to Accommodate Employee - sad woman

Sweeting v. Mok: When an employer’s angry words constitute termination

September 23, 2019

The case of Sweeting v. Mok, 2017 ONCA 203 provides a caution to employers to watch their language: something said in an argument with an employee may Read More...

Retracted Resignation’s Impact on Termination Notice Period – The Ontario Court of Appeal Rules in Theberge-Lindsay v. 3395022 Canada Inc. (Kutcher Dentistry Professional Corporation)

August 13, 2019

In this decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal considered the effect of an employee’s resignation and re-employment in a wrongful dismissal case.