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There's one month left to prepare for the AODA in Ontario is your company ready?

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 1 2011

The Ontario Government enacted the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 to develop standards to improve accessibility for Ontarians with disabilities in the areas of customer service, employment, information and communication, transportation and the built environment

Don Cherry, the sexes and the Barking Frog

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 9 2013

Hockey mad Canadians are used to hearing Don "Grapes" Cherry, CBC's soon to be octogenarian hockey analyst, stir the pot with his often provocative

Employee "termination" under employment statutes will end employment for all purposes

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 2 2012

A recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal, has confirmed that employees who are entitled to termination pay under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 20002, will also be able to claim damages for wrongful dismissal under common law

Court finds fixed-term contract no excuse for not giving reasonable notice

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 21 2008

In a recent B.C. Supreme Court decision, the issue of whether an employee with a fixed-term contract is continuously employed and therefore entitled to reasonable notice is clarified

Employees beware: hands off the cookie jar, or pay

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 10 2008

Not long ago, a study found an astounding 79 of employees admit to stealing or considering doing so from their employers

Forfeiture provisions in compensation plans not restraints of trade: employers can refuse payment to departed employees

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 13 2014

Executive compensation plans are often designed to both reward past performance and offer a meaningful retention incentive. In the recent decision in

Dealing with employees during the sale of a business

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 13 2007

The responsibilities and liabilities with respect to employees are often issues in the sale of a business, particularly in an asset sale

Whistleblower protection

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 10 2007

With scandals involving law breaking and corruption in government and business headlining the news in recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the need to protect, and indeed to encourage, "whistleblowers."

Employee "termination" under employment statutes will end employment for all purposes

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 4 2012

A recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal, has confirmed that employees who are entitled to termination pay under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 20002 (the "ESA"), will also be able to claim damages for wrongful dismissal under common law

Job contracts like prenups

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 11 2010

In employment relationships, hindsight and calamity have an uneasy but seemingly constant co-existence