Costs Issues in Employment Litigation

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court[1] has drawn fresh attention to the issue of legal costs. Read More

Tape Recording of Workplace Discussions

Recent news reports have been replete with the surprising contents of taped conversations, often involving employment relationships of considerable public… Read More

Workplace Drug Testing

The new law allowing for legal cannabis use will focus the employer’s right, or not, to conduct workplace drug tests. Read More

Workers’ Compensation & Human Rights

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

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