Constructive Dismissal

Constructive Dismissal

Things continue to heat up in the employment law field. After over one year of the pandemic, we are also now seeing some COVID-19 employment cases coming through the courts. One such case is Coutinho v. Ocular Health Centre Ltd. [2021] O.J. No. 2237, where the Ontario...
Waksdale…. What does it mean for the employee?

Waksdale…. What does it mean for the employee?

On January 14, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) denied the application for leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Swegon North America Inc. v. Waksdale, 2020 ONCA 391 (“Waksdale”). In a mad scramble, after what can only be described as a...
COVID-19 and Mental Health

COVID-19 and Mental Health

COVID-19 and Mental Health: Take Care of Yourself, Your Family and Your Business Many of us, even as essential workers, find ourselves working from home these days. It’s important that we do our best to support our employees, businesses, and of course friends and...
COVID-19 and Your Employment

COVID-19 and Your Employment

COVID-19 and Your Employment: Part 1 Social Distancing is the new norm for Canadians as we all work to flatten the curve and lessen the spread of this COVID-19. Most of us have not lived during a pandemic. So, it’s no wonder our go-to phrase at this moment is that...
An Employee’s Duty to Mitigate

An Employee’s Duty to Mitigate

As an ex employee, you do have a duty to mitigate and find a job.   So, you got fired. And I am sure what you want to do is curl up in bed, binge daytime television, and eat tub after tub of Haagen-Dazs ice cream. I hear you. Breaking up is hard to do –...

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