By Christopher Achkar
Sexual harassment at work is a serious issue that has been ignored for far too long. Employees are protected under the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code), the Canadian Human Rights Act (the Act), and the Canadian Labour Code (CLC) from being sexually harassed at and outside of the workplace by a colleague or employer.
By Stuart Rudner
More and more people are getting tattoos. Pew Research Center reported that nearly 40 per cent of American Millennials had a tattoo — far more than the Baby Boomer generation (only 15 per cent of people surveyed in that age group reported having a tattoo).
By Steven Benmor
Although the family cottage is a valuable asset, it is also an emotional topic. For many families, the cottage is where the family came together, celebrated happy moments and bonded as a unit. So when spouses face divorce, it is not uncommon for questions to arise regarding ownership and use of the cottage.
By Laura Williams
The doctrine of frustration of contract is one which many employers struggle with when it comes to determining whether or not they are justified in ending an employment relationship.
By Michael Gleeson
When procuring goods our clients are sometimes faced with purchasing a good through a third party distributor rather than directly from the manufacturer of the good. An indirect purchase through a distributor can be problematic from a contractual perspective if the distributor is not willing to take full responsibility for all aspects of providing the relevant good (e.g., the delivery, performance, installation, and maintenance of the good, as applicable).
By Salvatore Shaw and Brandon Pedersen
Three friends go to a bar one night and drink to the point of intoxication. The bartender continuously serves them alcohol, even after noticing their intoxicated states.
By Deepa Tailor
Wondering how a recent divorce may impact your income? If you’re a high-income earner, your separation agreement may require you to pay out spousal support or financial support to your spouse after a separation or divorce.
By Angela Princewill
In 1996, the federal government presented the Federal Child Support Guidelines (the “guidelines.”) The reason for the guidelines was to advance consistency and fairness in the payment of child support.