Contracts and Agreements
June 5, 2019

In Ruston v. Keddco MFG. (2011) Ltd. Ontario’s highest court recently upheld a substantial damages and costs award against an employer that breached its “duty of good faith and fair dealing in the manner of dismissal.”


Ignoring Workplace Harassment Proves Costly

May 29, 2019

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice case of Bassanese v. German Canadian News Company Limited et al., is a cautionary tale of the financial conseque Read More...

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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...

Court House Legislation

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...