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NearZero Discovery strengthens its partnership with Venio Systems, adding VenioOne OnDemand and becoming a Venio reseller

“We looked at how we could better serve our clients and found that VenioOne OnDemand significantly enhanced our existing managed service offering. VenioOne OnDemand ... Read more

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Canada: how to manage unresponsive employees on leave

Canadian law clearly requires employers to accommodate employees with disabilities unless it causes an undue hardship. But how are employers to deal with employees on medical ... Read more

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Ontario, Canada: court takes on employer termination conduct

The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently rendered a decision in  Ruston v. Keddco MFG. (2011) Ltd. , 2019 ONCA 125, which serves as a cautionary tale for employers whose ... Read more

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Court of Appeal affirms that employees in British Columbia, Canada must continue to meet a high standard to establish "family status" discrimination

The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently affirmed that it continues to be bound by the existing legal test for adverse discrimination on the ground of “family ... Read more

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Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q1 2019

Browse through brief employment and labor law updates from around the globe. Contact a  Littler attorney  for more information or view our  global locations . ... Read more

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Ontario 2019 Budget & Justice:  FOLA applauds some measures, has some concerns

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) was pleased to see that the Ontario Government announced in it’s April 11 th Budget that it plans proposed legislation ... Read more

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It may not be too late! Long Term Disability Benefits, and MacIvor v Pitney Bowes

Written By: Nick Todorovic and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law Quit your job before realizing the extent of your injuries and your need for disability benefits? A recent ... Read more

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Your ex gets a raise after you divorce? You might be in line for tens of thousands more

One of the most controversial, difficult and most-litigated issues in family law across Canada is the extent to which a payer of spousal support will be required to share any ... Read more

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The Ontario Government eliminates certain Ministry of Labour approvals

The Ontario Government has passed Bill 66,  Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2019  which amends the  Employment Standards Act, 2000  (the ... Read more

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Neil M. Abramson of our Health Law Group to participate as faculty in the Osgoode Certificate in Health Law Course

With the increasing intersection between healthcare delivery and the law, healthcare providers and their organizations encounter a challenging array of legal and regulatory issues ... Read more

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Bill 66, restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018 has received royal assent, amending Ontario, Canada’s labour and employment laws once again

Bill 66,  Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018  (“Bill 66”) received Royal Assent on April 3, 2019. 1  Amendments to the  Employment ... Read more

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Looking for a self-service eDiscovery solution?

NearZero Discovery is excited to announce that it has now completed the implementation of  VenioOne OnDemand (VOD)  for immediate online access. VOD augments our ... Read more

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Ontario, Canada: employers can provide candid job references

Ontario employers can speak candidly about former employees' weaknesses when providing job references, as long as the dominant motive for the reference is not malicious, the ... Read more

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Ontario, Canada companies beware: class action lawsuits alleging worker misclassification are on the rise

It appears there is a movement afoot in Ontario to change behavior around the classification of employees as independent contractors.  Beginning in 2015, we began to see a ... Read more

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Hiring an articling student?

It's Time to Hire an Articling Student.  What's Next? For any-sized law firm or office, hiring an articling student can be a significant investment. However, this is ... Read more

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Littler global guide - Canada - Q4 2018

Browse through brief employment and labor law updates from around the globe. Contact a  Littler attorney  for more information or view our  global locations . ... Read more

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Decisions involving termination of long-term employees should concern employers

Employers considering terminating long-term employees in Canada should be aware of two relatively recent decisions.  In one case,  Dawe , 2018 ONSC 3130, the ... Read more

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McLeish Orlando is looking for information related to the Ottawa bus crash at Westboro Station

We have been retained by a person injured in the double-decker bus crash that occurred on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 3:50 pm at the Westboro station in Ottawa. We are looking for ... Read more

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Are we saving too much for retirement?

Frederick Vettese is an actuary and partner at Morneau Shepell. He is the co-author of  The Real Retirement and author of Retirement Income for Life . As an actuary, he ... Read more

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Everyone needs an RSP right? Wrong!

The deadline to make a contribution to your Retirement Savings Plan (RSP) is March 1st, 2019. Most people will likely benefit from opening an RSP early, investing ... Read more

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