An Unreasonable and Inadequate Workplace Investigation Can Result in a Breach of the Human Rights Code
In the recent decision of AB v 2096115 Ontario Inc (Cooksville Hyundai), the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (“HRTO”) held that an inadequate and unreasonable workplace investigation into [...]
Family Status Accommodation: Adapting to the Evolving Nature of Caregiving Needs As many businesses resume operations now that most of Ontario has entered Stage 3 of its reopening, and [...]
New Superior Court Decision Finds Termination Clauses Void for Potential of Future Violation of the Employment Standards Act
On July 9, 2020, The Ontario Superior Court of Justice (“ONSC”) released another important decision on the enforceability of termination clauses in employment agreements. In Rutledge v Canaan [...]
On July 17, 2020, the federal government announced proposed changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS”) which would broaden eligibility criteria for employers seeking to access the subsidy.
Workplace Health and Safety and Due Diligence: The Importance of Risk Assessments
The federal government released new regulations under the Canada Labour Code (“CLC”) on June 24, 2020 that will create substantial new obligations for federally regulated employers in respect of [...]