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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 […]

Posted on August 19, 2020 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

August 19, 2020 By Brian Babcock If you are an employer, it is time again to review and update the termination clauses in your employment contracts. […]

Posted on August 10, 2020 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

August 10, 2020 By Brian Babcock Workers who are terminated without cause are entitled to reasonable notice of termination. If adequate notice is not given, they […]

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

July 30, 2020 By Brian Babcock Traditionally, if you were fired without cause (“wrongfully dismissed”), you could collect damages equal to pay in lieu of notice […]

Posted on July 18, 2017 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law
July 18, 2017 By Brad Smith There is a presumption that an indefinite employment contract can be terminated by providing the employee with reasonable notice. This [...]
Posted on March 1, 2017 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law
March 1, 2017 Picture working as a Server in a busy restaurant. You are dashing around, trying to ensure all your tables are happy. Without [...]
Posted on February 7, 2017 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law
February 7, 2017 By Brad Smith On February 1, 2017 the Ontario Human Rights Commission released a policy statement on medical documentation when addressing accommodation requests based on disability. The [...]
Posted on November 9, 2016 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law
November 9, 2016 By Brad Smith Bill 132, “An Act to amend various statutes with respect to sexual violence, sexual harassment, domestic violence and related matters”, [...]
Posted on September 7, 2016 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law
September 7, 2016 By Brad Smith The employment relationship is governed by the law of contract. But the common law also implies certain terms. One implied [...]