In the Ontario Labour Relation Board’s (“OLRB”) first decision concerning workers in the “gig ‎economy”, the OLRB held that Foodora Inc. (“Foodora”) couriers are “dependent contractors” under ‎the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (“LRA”). As dependent
Continue Reading The rubber hits the road: the Ontario Labour Relations Board holds that Foodora couriers are ‎dependent contractors ‎

In McGuinty v. 1845035 Ontario Inc., 2019 ONSC 4108, Justice Gordon awarded $1,274,174.83 in damages to an employee who had been constructively dismissed. The employee was employed pursuant to a ten-year, fixed-term employment contract
Continue Reading Pre-nups are to marriage as termination clauses are to employment: you need to consider the end at the beginning

The wait is over. Announced along with the sweeping changes to Quebec’s Act respecting labour standards (the “Act”) back in June 2018, the regulation regarding Quebec placement agencies has finally been published and is set
Continue Reading Long-awaited regulations regarding placement agencies in Quebec set to come into effect on January 1, 2020