Employment Law

Ontario Employers: Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned – Bill 148

By | Employment Law ,News | September 21, 2017 | 0 comment

In my capacity as the current President of ACSESS (the Association of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services, the national association representing the interests of the $13B staffing industry in Canada), I am sharing with you my grave concerns about Ontario’s Bill 148, now under review. As all of you are aware, Ontario’s Premier Wynne […]

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Employer Alert: Changes to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act

By | Employment Law ,News | July 20, 2017 | 0 comment

The Ontario government is quickly moving Bill 148 through the provincial legislature. Some Proposes Changes to the ESA Bill 148 proposes changes to the Employment Standards Act (the “ESA”) including a $ 15 minimum wage by January 1, 2019, an additional week vacation after 5 years of service, and two paid personal emergency leave days […]

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Will Your Employee Termination Clauses Stand Up In Court?

By | Employment Law | May 17, 2017 | 0 comment

The enforceability of termination clauses is a hotly contested area of employment law. Employers who draft proper termination clauses in employment contracts can significantly limit their liability when terminating employees. A termination clause that is poorly written will not be enforced by a court. If the clause is not enforceable, then the employee is usually […]

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Top 10 Employment Law Stories of 2015

By | Employment Law | January 13, 2016 | 0 comment

  Seasons change; employment laws change and the last four seasons saw many changes to Ontario’s employment law landscape. In fact, 2015 may later be known as the year the Kathleen Wynne government started implementing its rather ambitious employment law agenda…changes were made to a number of laws including the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities […]

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Top 10 Employment Law Stories of 2014 by Doug MacLeod

By | Employment Law | December 17, 2014 | 0 comment

Published with permission granted by Doug MacLeod, MacLeod Law Firm, 2014. To view the original publication, please visit http://www.macleodlawfirm.ca/. The end of the year is nigh… And Ontario looks a little bit different…at least, from an employment law perspective. More and more, Canadians are taking legal matters into their own hands and 2014 gave employees the power […]

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2013 Employer Survey by MacLeod Law Firm

By | Employment Law ,News | January 15, 2014 | 0 comment

McLeod Law Firm conducted an employer survey that focused on past and future human resources initiatives regarding recruitment and selection, employment contracts, corporate policies, and employment law.

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