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OCA says shares held by employee valued at date of termination

By Barry B. Fisher In this case , the court had a situation where the plaintiff held private shares in the defendant which, pursuant to a shareholders agreement, were deemed ... Read more

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Will changed workplace laws increase competitiveness?

By Doug MacLeod “We’ve heard loud and clear from businesses across Ontario that job growth starts with cutting the burdensome, job-killing red tape that is ... Read more

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Ride-sharing firm's employment contract illegal, unconscionable: OCA

By Amelia Phillips In  this case , the Ontario Court of Appeal found that the arbitration clause in a ride-sharing company’s driver services agreement and food ... Read more

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Irwin embraces complexity in employment law practice

Toronto employment lawyer Mackenzie Irwin isn’t afraid of a challenge. Before entering the legal profession, Irwin, associate with MacDonald & Associates , spent ... Read more

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Be wary of free legal advice: Achkar

When they have trouble accessing justice, people often seek legal help “from all the wrong places,” Toronto employment lawyer  Christopher Achkar writes in the ... Read more

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Employees can be held liable for discriminatory behaviour

A recent decision shows employees can be held responsible for discriminatory behaviour in the workplace, Toronto employment lawyer  Deborah Howden tells AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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MacLeod LLP helps employers train harassment investigators

Employers can save time and money by training an internal investigator to handle harassment complaints, says Toronto employment lawyer  Doug MacLeod , who has teamed up ... Read more

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Case puts employers on notice to draft comprehensive releases

A recent Ontario court decision may change how employment releases are drafted when a working relationship is terminated, Toronto employment lawyer  Jordan Rodney ... Read more

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Lawyer can help negotiate a fair settlement after termination

Employees who resign from a workplace often leave without any kind of severance, but in some cases they may have an entitlement, regardless of which side terminated the ... Read more

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Not a privilege between management and HR

By Barry B. Fisher In this case , Master Champagne had to decide whether a series of emails between senior management and the human resources department had to be ... Read more

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Making a disability claim in Ontario

By Bram Lecker and Kimberley Sebag Most of us spend large portions of our day working to earn a living. This is central to almost every adult’s life. Your ... Read more

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Ride-sharing lawsuit will be closely watched: Karimjee

The class-action lawsuit against a ride-sharing giant that demands employee rights for its drivers in Ontario will be closely watched in other jurisdictions, employment lawyer ... Read more

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New employer-friendly legislation on the horizon

By Laura Williams Since its election this summer, Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government has been busy reforming Ontario’s labour and employment laws to ... Read more

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Ride-sharing class action back on track despite province bailing

The provincial government's decision to not take part in an appeal concerning a proposed $400-million class action against a leading ride-sharing service was an "abdication," ... Read more

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Use common sense to determine if you're being bullied at work

Employees should exercise common sense when assessing whether they have been bullied at work, Vaughan labour and employment lawyer  Arthur Zeilikman tells  ... Read more

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Be wary when signing termination clauses: Lecker

Termination clauses are one of the most litigated sections of employment contracts and could make the whole agreement void if not written precisely, says Toronto employment ... Read more

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The Ontario Human Rights Code – a primer

By Christopher Achkar The Ontario  Human Rights Code  (the Code ) is intricate legislation which, after being passed in 1962, has protected provincially-regulated ... Read more

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Employment contract negotiations favour job seekers: Hawryliw

Historically low jobless rates and an extremely mobile workforce make for an attractive market for skilled employees considering a career change, Barrie employment lawyer ... Read more

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Jury duty and leave of absence

By Stuart Rudner Like it or not, as a Canadian citizen, you are expected to serve jury duty when summoned by your jurisdiction’s courthouse. And as an employer, some of ... Read more

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Constructive dismissal: the basics

In the first instalment of a two-part series on  constructive dismissal, Toronto employment lawyer Sean O’Donnell discusses the legal basics. Figuring out if ... Read more

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