Mitigation Income or Not?

The General View The accepted general rule for wrongful dismissal damages is that the employee must take reasonable steps to… Read More

After-Acquired Cause

The Basics The general rule allows an employer to raise grounds to dismiss an employee for just cause, even though… Read More

Marijuana in the Workplace

Prescribed Treatment The use of medical marijuana at a place of business will create evident conflict issues. On one hand,… 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

Workers’ Compensation & Civil Claims

No Civil Action Where Workers’ Comp Available In a recent post, we discussed a proposed class action in which… Read More

How Not to Handle a Termination

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court[1] provides a vivid example of how an employer should not… Read More