June 22, 2020

Once upon a time, we puzzled over the matter of dress codes at work. Now, the often fraught matter of appearance at work must consider “body art” as well.


English v. Manulife Financial Corporation: Ontario Court of Appeal rules that employee can unilaterally rescind notice of retirement

May 11, 2020

The Court of Appeal decided that an employee has the right to unilaterally revoke a notice of resignation due to changing circumstances.

DeBon v. Hillfield Strathallan College: Ontario Court of Appeal emphasizes need to look from “dispassionate perspective” in assessing “poisonous” working environment

April 21, 2020

The Court of Appeal released a decision supporting a motion judge’s decision to dismiss a teacher’s claim for constructive dismissal.

Gent v. Strone Inc.: Refusal to Return to Work After Illegal Layoff – Failure to Mitigate?

February 19, 2020

A wrongfully dismissed employee failed to mitigate his damages when he refused a recall to employment from temporary layoff.