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Case Commentary: Ontario Court Of Appeal Delivers Stern Message To Employers Who Mistreat Employees With Disabilities
The Plaintiff was employed by the defendant for 15 years. She earned $12.95 per hour. She was dismissed at the age of 56 after she became totally deaf, possibly due to a virus.
Canada
27 Jul 2016
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Workplace Violence & Harassment Under Bill 168: A 5-Year Review
It has now been just over five years since Bill 168, now known as Part III.0.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Ontario) ( "OHSA" or the "Act"), amended the OHSA on June 15, 2010.
Canada
27 Jan 2016
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Addressing Conflicting Human Rights: Some Recent Case Law
In a society as diverse and multi-cultural as our own, in which individuals are becoming ever more aware of their legal rights, it is no surprise that we are seeing an increase in competing human rights claims.
Canada
27 Jan 2016
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Quiz: The Dos And Don'ts Of Workplace Investigations
Workplace investigations are essential in cases of alleged harassment, workplace violence, bullying, fraud or other types of egregious misconduct.
Canada
3 Oct 2015
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Occupational Health And Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2011
Various amendments are made to the "Occupational Health and Safety Act" and the "Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997". The following is not an exhaustive list of the amendments, but rather highlights some of the changes made.
Canada
23 Jun 2011
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Human Rights Update – Dealing With Applications At A Preliminary Stage
Applications under the Human Rights Code ("Code") present a real risk for employers and an important avenue of redress for employees.
Canada
8 Mar 2011
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Are Pension Benefits Deductible From Wrongful Dismissal Damages?
The general measure of damages in a wrongful dismissal case is the amount that an employee would have earned had he or she been given proper working notice.
Canada
21 Oct 2010
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Ontario (Director, Disability Support Program) v. Tranchemontagne
The Court of Appeal affirmed the holding of both the Social Benefit Tribunal and the Divisional Court that the prohibition on providing benefits to those disabled solely due to addiction in s. 5(2) of the Ontario Disability Support Program Act violated the Human Rights Code.
Canada
21 Oct 2010
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Shaw v. Phipps
The applicant at the Human Rights Tribunal, a black male, was a letter carrier with Canada Post.
Canada
21 Oct 2010
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Focus On Gaps In Employment / Continuity Of Service
One of the key factors in determining the reasonable notice period on termination of employment is the length of the employee’s service.
Canada
21 Oct 2010
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