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Supreme Court of Canada Weighs in on Drug and Alcohol Dependency Disclosure Policies in the Workplace

Ontario Court of Appeal Weighs in on Payment in Lieu of Notice Requirements During Probationary Periods

Employer’s Hard Hat Policy Holds Up Against Religious Discrimination Claim

HRTO: The Human Rights Code Does Not Necessarily Protect Employees From Uncomfortable Conversations

10 Sick Days a Year Without a Doctor’s Note Might Make Being Sick a lot Easier

Court Rules in Favour of Employer Who Provided Negative Reference

Teacher’s Fabrication of Grades Warrants Termination

Facebook Photos Prove Employee Lied to Employer

Does Quitting Always Mean “I Quit”?

BC Court of Appeal Overturns Verdict which Enforced Oral Contract for Severance Package

Office Disagreement Leads to Accidental Termination

Minimum wage

Minimum Wage in Ontario to Increase on October 1

Criminal charges

Criminal Charges for Off-Duty Conduct Not Sufficient for Just Cause Dismissal

Wrongful dismissal

HRTO: No Age Discrimination Where Younger Employee Hired Prior to Termination of Older Employee

HRTO Confirms It Does Not Have Jurisdiction to Address Allegations of “General Unfairness”

Constructive dismissal

Company’s Failure to Pay $300,000 Bonus Not a Constructive Dismissal Says Court of Appeal

Just cause

Employee Terminated for Just Cause After Butt Dial to Employer Revealed He was Working for Himself on Company Time

Harassment

Employer Fined $70,000 for Failure to Meet Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Training Requirements

Unpaid wages

Toronto Employer Convicted of Failing to Comply with Orders to Pay More than $30,000 in Unpaid Wages

Workplace reform

Workplace Reform May be Coming to Ontario