As of Jan. 1, the code has more teeth to address concerns of frequent non-compliance
Is there a difference between monitoring employees on their work computer while in the office and working from home?
The ‘rule of thumb’ of one month per year of service is not reflective of reality
Releases may be considered a formality, but mistakes can lead to regrets for employers
Does the employee have to keep working to mitigate their damages?
Employers should not undermine their position by choosing not to allege cause when it exists
In most cases, an employee cannot dictate the location of their work – but agreements matter
Two Ontario cases highlight protections provided by human rights law
Dismissals are always risky, and dismissals for cause should always be approached with caution
Complexity of program will inevitably reward those who can afford expert advice over those who do not