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May 16, 2018

Most know the difference between “just cause” and “without cause”, and their implications for notice and severance. What if an employee’s misconduct is not quite severe enough to warrant dismissal? Can the employer provide the employee with less notice to account for that misconduct?

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Employee’s Medical Leave Does not Count Towards Working Notice Period

May 2, 2018

In McLeod v. 1274458 Ontario Inc., the Superior Court of Justice determined that an employee who was incapable of working when he received notice of t Read More...

Human Rights Tribunal awards substantial damages for workplace harassment and discrimination

April 3, 2018

In Trinh v. CS Wind Canada Inc. the employer was ordered to pay nearly $60,000 in damages after the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario found the employe Read More...

Osgoode Hall Court of Appeal

Does an Individual’s Right to Free Speech Trump Employees’ Rights to Safety and Security at Work?

March 23, 2018

Bracken v. Fort Erie (Town), a recent Ontario Court of Appeal ruling that quashed a trespassing charge against a self-described “citizen journalist Read More...

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