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Jul 15, 2021

By Mike MacLellan

No Parking: Hotel Valet’s Termination for Unauthorized Parking Upheld by Arbitrator

In 2016 it cost $35.00 to park at a luxurious Toronto hotel for an “evening function” and $53.00 for overnight parking.  So when I...

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Jun 9, 2021

By Mike MacLellan

IDEL is NOT a Layoff or Constructive Dismissal: Ontario Court Changes Course

The COVID-19 pandemic has obviously impacted and impeded the way in which businesses can operate.  More specifically, through various lockdown...

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Apr 22, 2021

By Mike MacLellan

Déjà Vu All Over Again: Ontario Court Strikes Down Termination Language and Awards Generous Notice Period

This has been a common theme in recent months for the Employer’s Edge, but once again, an employer’s contractual termination language h...

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Apr 19, 2021

By Mike MacLellan

COVID-19: Non-Essential Construction is Shut Down…Again (But What Does That Really Mean?)

In reaction to a spiking third wave of COVID-19 cases across the province, the Ontario government has implemented new emergency orders, this time i...

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Mar 11, 2021

By Mike MacLellan

What were you Expecting? Ontario Court Rules that Pregnancy of Terminated Employee Extended the Reasonable Notice Period

By now you’ve read enough of our blogs to commit the common law reasonable notice of termination “Bardal” factors to memory: char...

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Nov 25, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

Information Overload! How Should Employers Handle Medical Information in a Pandemic?

I am writing this blog on November 25, 2020.  Christmas is one month away.  Access to an effective COVID-19 vaccine is … well cert...

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Oct 22, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

Racist Outburst at Work Resulted in Just Cause Termination of 23 Year Union Member

A labour arbitrator has found that a White employee’s use of anti-Black racial slurs gave the employer just cause to terminate employment, an...

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Sep 24, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

Look Into It: New Rules for Workplace Investigations Under the Canada Labour Code

Back in July CCPartners published an article on our Employers’ Edge blog about the passage of Bill C-65.  That Bill introduced new Regul...

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Aug 27, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

Don’t Get Schooled: Know How to Address Requests for Leaves and Accommodation in this COVID-19 School Year

CCPartners has published a number of blogs recently regarding workplace law challenges created by COVID-19 and the public health measures taken to ...

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Jul 9, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

Proposed Bill Presuming WSIB Coverage for COVID-19 Claims Quietly Passed First Reading

The Ontario government is somewhat quietly considering just the latest in a long line of legislative amendments aimed at addressing the consequence...

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May 28, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

Who is Responsible for This?! Ontario puts Legal Obligations on Persons Responsible for Workplaces Open during COVID-19

Workplace health and safety legislation in all of Canada’s jurisdictions place obligations on employers to take reasonable steps to preserve ...

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Apr 1, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

UPDATE COVID-19: Federal Government Announces New Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy for Employers – NOW WITH MORE (but not all) DETAILS

Last week the government of Canada announced that it will offer a wage subsidy of up to 75% for qualifying businesses, backdated to March 15, 2020....

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Mar 31, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

UPDATE (kind of) COVID-19: Federal Government Announces New Wage Subsidy for Employers

Last week the government of Canada announced that it will offer a wage subsidy of up to 75% for qualifying businesses, backdated to March 15, 20...

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Mar 16, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT PROVIDES UPDATE ON COVID-19: IMPACT ON EMPLOYERS

Earlier today the government of Ontario provided an outline of its plan to help control the spread of COVID-19 through the province’s workpla...

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Mar 13, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

COVID-19: Get the Employers’ Edge Over 2019 Novel Coronavirus

UPDATED MARCH 13, 2020 Employers owe legal obligations to their clients, customers, the public, and of course their employees.  At the same ti...

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Mar 9, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

COVID-19: Get the Employers’ Edge Over 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Employers owe legal obligations to their clients, customers, the public, and of course their employees.  At the same time, employers also ha...

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Feb 5, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

Sexual Assault is NOT “Lower End” Harassment, and the Labour Arbitrator Who Said Otherwise Was Wrong.

I for one would have thought it would be pretty obvious, but it actually took the matter going all the way to the Alberta Court of Appeal to quash ...

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Nov 14, 2019

By Mike MacLellan

“Freeze”. It describes not just this week’s weather, but also what’s happening to public sector salaries under Bill 124.

In June 2019 the Employers’ Edge Blog examined Ontario Bill 124, the Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019 ...

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Oct 3, 2019

By Mike MacLellan

Take a Break: Court of Appeal Rules that Employee’s Rescinded Resignation Still Interrupted Length of Employment

The Ontario Court of Appeal has overturned a trial decision and found that when an employee resigned from employment, only to rescind the resignati...

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Jul 11, 2019

By Mike MacLellan

The Only Thing Certain Was The Outcome: Human Rights Tribunal Finds Employer Discriminated Based On Family Status, But Does Not Apply Either Competing “Test”

Employers have a responsibility to accommodate employees’ family status obligations up to a point of undue hardship.  The Human Rights T...

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