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Posted on July 26, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

July 26, 2021 By Brian Babcock The duty to accommodate exists to make equality in employment truly equal. It is a violation of the Ontario […]

July 14, 2021 By Brian Babcock Owners, constructors, employers, supervisors and workers all have different roles and responsibilities under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety […]

July 5, 2021 By Brian Babcock Are you driving your own vehicle to do deliveries or other work?  If so, you need to inform your […]

Posted on June 22, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

June 22, 2021 By Brian Babcock Failing to deal with the obligation to mitigate damages in an employment contract may result in a windfall to […]

Posted on June 15, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

June 15, 2021 By Brian Babcock Discrimination can affect anyone. A recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision involving a cardiac surgeon illustrates this, while making […]

Posted on June 1, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

June 1, 2021 By Brian Babcock The criteria for determining the appropriate notice period for an employee dismissed without cause are well-established as including length […]

Posted on May 5, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

May 5, 2021 By Brian Babcock Mitigation is the legal term that reflects the obligation of any Plaintiff to take all reasonable steps to reduce […]

Posted on April 30, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

April 30, 2021 By Brian Babcock Terminated employees generally are not “complainants” who are allowed to bring a claim for an oppression remedy under the […]

Posted on April 30, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

April 30, 2021 By Brian Babcock Non-beneficiaries are not allowed to sue to enforce trusts. This includes an ex-employee of a corporate trustee. The Court […]

April 6, 2021 By Brian Babcock Employment contracts related to commercial transactions remain employment contracts and employment law applies. You should not ignore this if […]