Mediation in Employment Cases

Mediation has become an effective and popular tool to achieve a settlement of existing and even threatened litigation, particularly in employment law cases going to trial. In certain cities in Ontario, such as Windsor, Toronto and Ottawa, mediation is a mandatory process. However, often the parties may voluntarily agree to use a mediator to try […]

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The Time Clock on Lawsuits

Every legal claim has a time period or “limitation period” within which the claim must be filed. If this time clock is not met, the lawsuit will be dismissed. The employer need not show prejudice or some inability to defend the claim due to the passing of time. General Guide The general rule for wrongful […]

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