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"Canadian experience required": prohibited discrimination or being discriminating about standards?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2014

It is the classic Catch-22 situation: you need Canadian experience to get a job in Canada, and you need a job in Canada to get Canadian experience


Proposed amendments to the ESA new leaves for Ontario employees?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2014

Proposed amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41 (the "ESA") could mean that employees in Ontario will soon be entitled to


Age discrimination in benefit plans Talos v Grand Erie District School Board
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2014

A recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") challenges the ability of employers to treat employees over age 65


Can an employer waive the employee's notice of resignation without paying any indemnity? - the Québec Court of Appeal says it can
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 7 2013

The employer's duty to provide reasonable notice when terminating an employee without cause has its legal counterpart in the employee


SCC: provincial legislation prohibiting workplace accident-related tort claims against negligent employers applicable to maritime industry
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2013

On August 2, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") handed down a judgment reiterating the broad scope of immunity against civil actions granted


Standard of Review Reform: Maybe Another Time?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • October 13 2016

Joseph Wilson probably doesn't care much about the standard of review of administrative decisions. Yet many of the words in the recent decision about


If ever oh ever a whiz there was!
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 21 2013

We are told that cleanliness is next to godliness. Nowhere is that adage taken more seriously than in the food processing and retailing industries


Employers beware: even "secret" audio recordings may be admissible
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2014

A recent decision by an Ontario arbitrator provides a striking illustration of the principle of arbitral deference and is a cautionary tale about the


Ontario Budget 2013: employer health tax changes
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 7 2013

On May 2, 2013, the Ontario government unveiled its 2013 Budget (the "Budget"). Entitled "A Prosperous and Fair Ontario," the Budget focused on


"Training day": the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 27 2013

On July 1, 2014, the Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation ("Regulation"), will come into force. Pursuant to the Ontario