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Emojis, exclamation points and ALL-CAPS: the pet-peeves and pitfalls of inter-office emails
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 11 2017

In my time as an investigator, I have noticed a theme that arises in many workplace harassment investigations: Emails cause problems. I know what


When can an employer sue an employee for damages?
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • January 16 2013

Emily Anne Maclean worked in a farmer’s market. On August 1, 2003, she placed eggs on a hot plate to boil in order to make them ready for the next


What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: A New Wave of WSIB Claims for Chronic Mental Stress
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 9 2017

On May 17, 2017, Bill 127 (Stronger, Healthier Ontario Act) received Royal Assent. The Bill modified the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act to allow


Ontario Court of Appeal Applies Settled Law on Constructive Dismissal and Signals Change on the Duty to Mitigate
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 16 2017

The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Brake v. PJ-M2R Restaurant Inc. is worthy of note for its commentary on a number of legal principles


Good faith expected of employers!
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • August 16 2017

While the concept of good faith is not new to employment law, its limits and implications remain uncertain. In a recent decision, Avalon Ford v Evans


Ontario Court Reconfirms Existence of a Standalone Tort for Harassment
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • Canada
  • August 10 2017

In Merrifield v. The Attorney General of Canada et al., the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently reconfirmed the existence of the standalone


International Trade Compliance Update - August 2017
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, European Union, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 11 2017

UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2368 (2017) adopted on 20 July 2017 reiterates its “unequivocal condemnation” of the Islamic State in Iraq and


Why Employers Should “Future Proof” Term Contracts
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2017

In Covenoho v. Pendylum Ltd., 2017 ONCA 284, the Ontario Court of Appeal made a short and significant statement: where a termination clause will


It’s all in the attitude: insolence & insubordination
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • March 5 2013

One of the most challenging issues in the workplace is dealing with bad attitude and employees refusing to perform the work for which they were hired


Ivic. v. Lakovic: vicarious liability is no short-cut to compensation
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 16 2017

On June 2, 2017, the Ontario Court of Appeal decided, in what it described as a case of first impression, that a taxi company was not vicariously