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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 […]

Posted on March 21, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

March 21, 2021 By Brian Babcock Failure to conduct a proper workplace investigation in response to a harassment complaint may be expensive. Ontario employers have […]

March 7, 2021 By Brian Babcock A corporation may be treated like a natural being for many purposes in the law, but not when it […]

Posted on March 3, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

March 3, 2021 By Brian Babcock Ontario Courts REALLY dislike termination clauses in employment contracts which attempt to limit how much an employee may receive […]

December 23, 2020 By Nick Melchiorre Careful drafting of your settlement agreements may avoid future grief, legal expense, uncertainty and delay. Poor drafting may even make […]

Posted on December 7, 2020 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

December 7, 2020 By Brian Babcock A claim for constructive dismissal may be subject to the jurisdiction of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board for worker’s […]

Posted on November 30, 2020 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

November 30, 2020 By Brian Babcock A senior executive who is constructively dismissed is entitled to a bonus he would have earned during a period of […]

Posted on November 23, 2020 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

November 23, 2020 By Brian Babcock Generally, in Ontario, a person suffering a loss must sue within two years of suffering the loss. There are, however, […]

Posted on October 16, 2020 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

October 16, 2020 By Brian Babcock Racial slurs have no place in the workplace, and may be grounds to terminate for cause. A recent arbitration award, […]

September 23, 2020 By Brian Babcock May unhappy unionized employees take a grievance to an arbitrator, and at the same time apply to a human rights […]