In Papp v. Stokes et al, 2017 ONSC 2357, plaintiff Adam Papp was terminated without cause after working for Stokes Economic Consulting (“Stokes”) for approximately two years and eight months. Shortly after being informed
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On February 1, 2017, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (the “Commission”) released a policy position on the medical documentation to be provided when a disability-related accommodation request is made. This policy position supplements and reaffirms
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Canadian employers often struggle to bring in global talent and the highly skilled experts they need in order to grow, boost hiring plans and facilitate the transfer of knowledge in Canada. For those reasons, in
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The recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision Styles v Alberta Investment Management Corporation has highlighted the inherent right of an employer to terminate employment without cause on reasonable notice or payment in lieu thereof. This
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