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

On August 27th, 2019 former Ontario school teacher Ryan Jarvis was sentenced to six months in jail and 12 months’ probation after the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) convicted him of voyeurism earlier this year. 
Continue Reading Case involving voyeuristic teacher leads to clarification of law relating to private vs. ‎public places and provides valuable lesson for employers

The Federal government’s commitment to the “modernization” of employment standards applicable to federally regulated workplaces continues with the coming into force of more Canada Labour Code amendments and federal accessibility legislation. Federally regulated employers should
Continue Reading ‎“Times they are a-changin’” for federally regulated workplaces: significant amendments to Canada Labour ‎Code and accessibility legislation coming into effect