Workers’ Compensation & Human Rights

In previous posts, we reviewed the impact of workers’ compensation entitlement upon a civil action which is founded… Read More

HRTO Finds OHRC Offside the Charter

The Human Rights Tribunal has released a decision[1] which will have significant impact on all employers in the… Read More

Sexual Harassment – It Seems to Never End

Workplace Sexual Harassment The recent news on celebrity misconduct in sexual wrongdoing has brought to the forefront once again the… Read More

Termination Term in Employment Contracts

Termination Term in Employment Contracts The recent decision of Nogueira v The Second Cup raises once again the issue… Read More

Severance Clauses in Employment Contracts

Often an employer will require a written agreement by which it attempts to defeat the common law entitlement to reasonable… Read More

Medical Disability & Frustration

A medical disability raises important issues with respect to the employer’s duty to accommodate and possible right to terminate employment. Read More

Human Rights Claims – Pros & Cons

Human rights remedies have taken on new significance in recent years, particularly following amendments to the Ontario Human Rights Code… Read More