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Walking away not the remedy: Ontario Court of Appeal confirms test for repudiation of settlement agreements
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 31 2015

In Remedy Drug Store Co. Inc. v Farnham, recently released, the Ontario Court of Appeal clarified how the test for repudiation applies to settlement


Family ties Ontario Court finds that separate companies are a common employer
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 31 2015

In a recent case, a 66-year old employee was dismissed from his employment. For a total of nine years, this employee held the same job title


Case note: new Ontario Human Rights Commission Policy
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 27 2015

The Ontario Human Rights Commission issued a new Policy on Preventing Discrimination because of Gender Identity and Gender Expression


Religious accommodations work: reminder from the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 24 2015

In a recent decision, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (“the Tribunal”) decided in favour of two teenaged employees who were fired for refusing


Case note: employee absenteeism justifies summary dismissal
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 20 2015

The Ontario Labour Relations Board overturned an employment standards officer’s direction to an employer to pay $11,000 to a terminated employee in


Managing medical marijuana in the workplace in Canada
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 18 2015

Federal regulations permit access to marijuana for medical purposes, and the use of marijuana can become a complicated issue in the workplace


Case note: employer’s clandestine video surveillance excluded from arbitration
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 6 2015

A BC arbitrator refused to admit clandestine video surveillance evidence in support of a termination of a 34-year employee in


Ontario Court ruling on contractors: be careful when categorizing employees
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 4 2015

A recent decision of the Superior Court of Justice in Ontario has granted payment in lieu of notice to a consultant who was found to be a dependent


Ontario Superior Court offers some hope for employers defending a constructive dismissal claim
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2015

A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision provides some hope to employers who are defending a constructive dismissal claim by making it


Case note: racial discrimination complainant awarded 18 months income and general damages
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • July 30 2015

Cromwell v Leon’s Furniture Limited, 2014 CanLII 16399, a Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry found that the complainant had been subjected to