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Workplace harassment: what the OLRB can and cannot do
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • August 6 2015

The 2010 amendments to the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act ("OHSA"), known as Bill 168, imposed obligations on employers in respect of


Restitutionary damages: recent decisions affirm broad powers of Human Rights Tribunal
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 23 2015

The purpose of Ontario's Human Rights Code (the "Code") is remedial, not punitive. Accordingly, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has the


The emaciation of Ontario’s Labour Relations Board and Human Rights Tribunal
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2015

According to a report of the Society of Adjudicators and Regulators (SOAR), Ontario's Labour Relations Board, Human Rights Tribunal and other


"Intern(al) affairs": managing unpaid internships in Alberta
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 11 2015

With the end of another school year comes the annual insurgence of students and new graduates into the marketplace, all of whom are eager to build


Take Control of Your Offers: The Cautionary Tale of Buaron v AcuityAds Inc.
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • December 14 2015

The recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court in Buaron v AcuityAds Inc. is a cautionary reminder for employers: do not present the fundamental


Canadian unionization rates continuing to fall
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 15 2015

The reshaping of Canada's workforce and the related drop in union density in the private sector is confirmed by numbers recently released by


Ought we fear the time of year? Summer dismissals may warrant longer notice periods
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 9 2015

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice is a good reminder that a number of factors may be relevant to determining "reasonable


Performance bonuses: employer discretion alive and well
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2015

Many employers are under the misapprehension that they do not have flexibility with respect to how they compensate their employees. The recent


Heads up! More changes to Ontario's labour and employment laws are likely on their way
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

More, and possibly quite substantive, changes to Ontario's labour and employment laws are on their way. While the province has already proposed


Unions and privacy: employer must disclose to union its employees' personal information
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2014

Unions may take heart in two rulings recently handed down by the Supreme Court of Canada recognizing that the protections afforded in respect of