Blog

Currently filtering blogs by  Mike Maclellan Page 3 Clear Filters

Filter Blogs by:

select
Oct 29, 2015

By Mike MacLellan

Court Just Says “No”: Employer did not Discriminate when it Terminated Employee Addicted to Cocaine

Recent case law has reflected changing attitudes toward and evolving understanding of drug dependence in the workplace.  For examples, drug de...

Read More

Sep 17, 2015

By Mike MacLellan

48 Hour Countdown: Responding to a Union's Application to Certify your Construction Company

Let's say you've just dispatched your crew for the morning and someone you've never met comes up to you, calls you by name, hands you a package and...

Read More

Jul 23, 2015

By Mike MacLellan

Court Upholds Journalist’s Co$tly Breach of Confidentiality - Strike 2 for Jan Wong

In August of 2013 CCP wrote this article about Jan Wong, a long-time writer for the Globe and Mail, who was ordered to repay the money she received...

Read More

Jun 25, 2015

By Mike MacLellan

Boneheaded Facebook Post Strikes Again! Arbitrator Refuses to Reinstate Unjustly Dismissed Union Member

Our readers probably already know that when a unionized employee is unjustly discharged from their employment, the presumptive remedy from an arbit...

Read More

Apr 30, 2015

By Mike MacLellan

A Primer on Human Rights Responses: Information You Hope You’ll Never Need

A number of our Firm’s recent blogs have painted a picture of what consequences arise when an employer is found to have violated the Human Ri...

Read More

Apr 2, 2015

By Mike MacLellan

Supreme Court of Canada Rules that Administrative Suspension is a Constructive Dismissal

An administrative suspension can be an effective tool for an employer to invoke when it needs to temporarily remove an employee from the workplace....

Read More

Nov 27, 2014

By Mike MacLellan

Human Rights Commission Highlights Employers’ Duties to Prevent Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a topic that is permeating the social consciousness more than ever since allegations against a prominent CBC ...

Read More

Nov 21, 2014

By Mike MacLellan

Bill 18: Stronger Workplaces for Stronger Economy Act, 2014 Passed to Law

On November 20, 2014 Bill 18 received Royal Assent, meaning that the Ontario Legislature has passed into law some wide-ranging changes to the Emplo...

Read More

Nov 14, 2014

By Mike MacLellan

Commercial Contracts Include Implied Duty to Act in Good Faith says Canada’s Top Court

A seven justice panel of the Supreme Court of Canada released a unanimous decision that contract law implies a duty of good faith that require...

Read More

Oct 2, 2014

By Mike MacLellan

Ontario Court to Determine How Retirement Plans Affect Notice Periods

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has recently decided a motion in Kimball v. Windsor Raceway Inc. and decided that it will have to hold a...

Read More

Jul 31, 2014

By Mike MacLellan

Employer Cannot Expedite their Employee’s Resignation Without Proper Notice

By now we all know that an employer in Ontario can terminate any employee at any time without just cause, so long as the termination is not due to ...

Read More

Jun 27, 2014

By Mike MacLellan

Supreme Court of Canada Rules on Wal-Mart’s closure of Jonquiere, Quebec Store

The Supreme Court of Canada this morning released its decision in the 2005 closing of Wal-Mart’s Jonquiere, Quebec location upon certifi...

Read More

Apr 29, 2014

By Mike MacLellan

Family Caregivers Bill-21 Passes Third and Final Reading in Ontario Legislature

Update:  Bill-21 received Royal Assent on April 29, 2014.  The amendments to the Employment Standards Act will take effect on October 2...

Read More

Apr 17, 2014

By Mike MacLellan

Are you Ready for Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation? A Primer on Commercial Electronic Messages

As business and commerce have become more interconnected and reliant on electronic communications, there has arisen a need to monitor and regulate ...

Read More

Feb 27, 2014

By Mike MacLellan

Ontario Court of Appeal Rules that Compliance with the Law is Not a Mitigating Factor, and there is no Jurisdiction for Concurrent Fines under OHSA

In its recent decision of R. v. Flex-N-Gate Canada Company, 2014 ONCA 53, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that post-accident compliance with mand...

Read More

Jan 2, 2014

By Mike MacLellan

Restaurant Owners Ordered to pay $100,000 to Three Employees for Human Rights Violations

On December 4, 2013, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario rendered a decision awarding a large sum in damages, continuing the trend that has been s...

Read More

Dec 19, 2013

By Mike MacLellan

Pension Benefits Cannot be Deducted from Employee Entitlements on Termination

Last week the Supreme Court of Canada delivered a ruling to clarify what has been an unsettled issue in employment law.  In a wrongful termina...

Read More

Oct 17, 2013

By Mike MacLellan

Federal Court of Appeal Clarifies Employment Insurance Act: No Double Recovery for Having Twins

On June 27, 2013 the Supreme Court of Canada refused to grant leave to appeal a decision by the Federal Court of Appeal which held that a couple ca...

Read More

Sep 26, 2013

By Mike MacLellan

Family Caregivers Bill-21 Passes Second Reading in Ontario Legislature

On September 25, 2013, Bill-21 passed second reading in the Ontario Legislature.  The Bill, known as An Act to amend the Employment Standards ...

Read More

Aug 22, 2013

By Mike MacLellan

The Value of a Well-Crafted Settlement Document - Journalist Ordered to Repay Former Employer for Violating Confidentiality Clause

One of the most useful tools in resolving any work-related legal dispute is a well-crafted settlement document.  Naturally, an employer may be...

Read More

News

Menu
Main Office Map
24 Queen Street E.

Suite 500
Brampton, ON  L6V 1A3


P: 905.874.9343  TF: 1.877.874.9343
F: 905.874.1384  E: info@ccpartners.ca
Barrie Office  Map

132 Commerce Park Drive
Suite 253, Unit K
Barrie, ON L4N 0Z7


P: 705.719.2107 F: 1.866.525.8128

E: rboswell@ccpartners.ca 

Sudbury Office  Map

10 Elm Street
Suite 603
Sudbury Ontario P3C 5N3
 

P: 705.805.0174

E: info@ccpartners.ca 

Privacy | Accessibility | Disclaimer

© 2013 CRAWFORD CHONDON & PARTNERS LLP