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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 […]

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 […]