Changes Coming to WSIB?

We have commented previously on workers’ compensation and the present chaos of the COVID-19 crisis. As noted in that post, the Workers’ Compensation Board is not particularly employee-friendly. This may soon change, however, due to a new private members bill. Proposed Law The bill, which has received first reading approval in the Provincial Legislature on […]

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Human Rights Remedies for Ontario Employees

The present state of emergency was recently extended to July 22nd. There are a host of temporary laws passed by the Ontario government that are tied to the duration of the emergency declaration. For example, the job protections offered to coronavirus-related terminations or lay-offs are all of a temporary nature and will expire as of […]

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Uber Class Action Wins Right to Proceed: SCC

There has been a flurry of news about a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision released this week involving Uber and a proposed class action commenced by one of its Uber Eats drivers. Yes, the driver was successful in the case but before all Uber drivers in the province pop the champagne, let’s take a […]

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Working Parents Face Potential Dilemna as Daycares Reopen

For the past several months, most people have been staying home, and in many cases, working from home, as businesses and schools have been closed due to the pandemic. With nowhere to send their children during the day, workplaces have been accommodating parents whenever possible to allow them to stay home with their children. However, […]

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