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Practical Considerations for Canada Labour Code Dismissals

Practical Considerations for Canada Labour Code Dismissals

  • 16 décembre 2019
  • Jennifer Emmans, Emmans Law Professional Corporation

When dismissing an employee, Canada Labour Code (“Code”) governed employers face different legal considerations than provincially regulated employers.

Droit du travail et de l’emploi, Student Forum
Employer Flexibility Does Not Modify the Employment Contract

Employer Flexibility Does Not Modify the Employment Contract

  • 27 novembre 2019
  • Justin P’ng, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

It is a fact of life. Employees sometimes need flexibility to start or leave work at different times than originally agreed with their employer. Sometimes this is because of child care issues. A recent appellate decision, Peternel v. Custom Granite & Marble Ltd., confirms that employer flexibility in granting occasional requests does not always modify the underlying employment contract.

Droit du travail et de l’emploi, Student Forum
Termination Clause Waiving Past Service Void as per ESA and a Savings Clause Does Not Help

Termination Clause Waiving Past Service Void as per ESA and a Savings Clause Does Not Help

  • 27 novembre 2019
  • Barry B. Fisher LL.B.

In Groves v. UTS Consultants Inc., 2019 ONSC 5605, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that a termination clause, which was found to contract out of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the ESA), could not be read to comply with the ESA despite containing a "saving clause."

Droit du travail et de l’emploi, Student Forum

Welcome to Your Section Newsletter - 2019-2020

  • 31 octobre 2019
  • Gregory Ko, Kastner Law, and Esi Codjoe, Turnpenney Milne LLP

Welcome to the first edition of the 2019-2020 Labour & Employment Section newsletter. Read on to learn what is in store for this year's newsletter.

Bill 148 Update: On the Chopping Block

Bill 148 Update: On the Chopping Block

  • 23 novembre 2018
  • Marc Rodrigue, senior associate, Fasken

On October 23, 2018, the Ontario government introduced Bill 47 - the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018. In this article, Marc Rodrigue reviews the changes to the province's employment standards and labour relations legislation that will result from Bill 47 once adopted,

Droit du travail et de l’emploi, Student Forum
Sexual Harassment and Intimidation at Work are “Not Connected to Employment,” Court Finds

Sexual Harassment and Intimidation at Work are “Not Connected to Employment,” Court Finds

  • 03 octobre 2018
  • Inna Koldorf

In its recent decision in Watson v. The Governing Council of the Salvation Army of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found that sexual harassment, intimidation and other "improper conduct" at work were not connected to employment. Inna Koldorf reviews this decision, highlighting the implications for employers.

Droit du travail et de l’emploi, Student Forum

Contracts in the Court of Appeal: Right Decision – Using “Good Faith” in Lieu of Hard Line

  • 22 mai 2018
  • Roselyn Kelada-Sedra, Sabsay Lawyers

Would you rather count on “good faith” from your boss or know what can lose you your job and what can’t? Sabsay Lawyers recently won a favourable decision at the ON Court of Appeal in the area of contract law, right on the verge of employment law, that brings this question to the forefront.

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