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Buck stops with director: director jailed 90 days for repeatedly failing to pay wages

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 19 2012

A recent court ruling sends a clear message to directors: violate the Employment Standards Act, 2000 obligations and you may be sent to prison

Corporate director fined and sentenced to prison term for failure to pay wages

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 20 2012

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Justice shows that a company’s failure to abide by the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) can result in serious penalties for its directors

Directors’ liability for safety: not just small-company directors are at risk in Ontario

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 13 2012

In an unusual development, a director of a medium-sized company has been personally found guilty and fined under the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Doing business in Canada - a practical guide

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 3 2014

The progressive global liberalization of international trade and investment has generated new opportunities to expand business activities across

Advice for the cash-strapped tech startup: how to “pay” people to work for you when your company doesn’t have any money

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 17 2013

Tech startups often find themselves in a similar bind - they need to hire people to perform work to help grow their business, but they can't afford

Have you complied with the AODA’s customer service standard? Time is running out

  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 15 2012

Effective January 1, 2012, the Customer Service Standard under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) applies to all people, businesses and organizations that provide goods or services, either to the public or other businesses and have one or more employee in Ontario

Alberta court reaffirms reasonable notice entitlements for dependent contractors

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 16 2013

At the end of a typical employment relationship, it is not uncommon for the parties to disagree over the amount of "reasonable notice" (or pay in

R. v. Metron Construction Corporation: failure (of the company) is an option

  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 30 2013

On September 4, 2013, the Ontario Court of Appeal sentenced Metron Construction Corporation ("Metron") to pay a fine in the amount of $750,000. At

Is corporate criminal conviction a corporate death sentence?

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 2 2013

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently ruled in a government appeal against the C$200,000 one that Metron received after pleading guilty to a charge of

Professional partnerships breathe easier

  • Stewart McKelvey
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 22 2014

This morning the Supreme Court of Canada released its much awaited decision in McCormick v. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, holding that most legal (and