Frank discusses how to best ensure you may rely on disciplinary records to prove just cause
Amanda discusses the law on bonus eligibility during the reasonable notice period
Frank discusses a recent landmark decision from the Supreme Court regarding a new test for stays of prosecutions for unconstitutional delay
Allison discusses the difference between a valid and invalid resignation
Frank Portman discusses a recent case in which the Ontario Court of Appeal reversed a trial decision and substituted a finding of just cause.
Jeremy Schwartz discusses a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision that upheld a landmark retroactive loss of earnings award from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
Jeff Murray discusses a recent Alberta Court of Queens Bench decision that overturned an arbitration panel's finding that Suncor's random drug and alcohol testing policy was unenforceable.
Frank Portman discusses a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision which greatly increased the scope of general and other damages awarded in a wrongful dismissal action.
Health and safety lawyers Ryan Conlin and Frank Portman will dissect the various proceedings which have flowed from the Metron saga. Five different prosecutions, against five very different individuals and corporations, have now concluded, and have resulted in a significant ripple effect through health and safety law.
Ryan Conlin was recently interviewed concerning the recent, Superior Court decision sentencing Metron Construction project manager, Vadim Kazenelson, to three-and-a-half years in prison for his role in four workplace deaths on Christmas Eve 2009.
Happy holidays from your team at Stringer LLP.
Ryan Conlin discusses significant planned changes to Ontario's workers' compensation experience rating system.
Jessica Young discusses a recent record setting human rights damages award.
Jeff Murray discussed recent labour arbitration decisions pertaining to employee vices.
Landon Young discusses recent case law on the enforceability of ESA termination provisions.
Frank Portman discusses the implications of the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision that the right to strike is protected by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Jessica Young explains the inherent risks associated with "encouraging" employees to retire.
Jeremy Schwartz compares the results of two termination grievances arising out of racist and misogynistic tweets.
Allison Taylor explains the unfavourable result of a recent judicial review decision in Alberta concerning family status discrimination.
Landon Young provides draws on recent, wrongful dismissal caselaw to provide guidance to employers considering whether to terminate an employee for just cause.
Ryan Conlin summarizes and comments upon the significant amendments Bill 18 has effected to Ontario's Employment Standards Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Labour Relations Act
Jessica Young discusses the new protected leaves of absence under Ontario's Employment Standards Act
Jeremy Schwartz discusses the disturbing trend of employees forum shopping in human rights matters, and a recent HRTO decision which may signal an end to the slide down a slippery slope
Frank Portman explains two recent, landmark decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada, which may significantly restrain governments from crafting labour legislation not strictly following the "Wagner" model.
Best wishes for a safe and prosperous New Year, from all of us at Stringer LLP.
Ryan Conlin discusses recent changes to the WSIB return to work
Jeff Murray discusses a recent landmark contract decision from the Supreme Court of Canada
Frank Portman discusses a recent, significant decision from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario concerning remedies and mental illness in the workplace.
Jessica Young discusses recent enforcement activities under the new Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
Jeff Murray discusses the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision concerning the closure of a Wal-Mart store after it unionized.
Frank Portman discusses a recent, watershed decision by Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal concerning the constitutionality of restrictions on benefit claims for mental stress disabilities.
Jeremy Schwartz discusses the recent certification of a class action against an employer, for the alleged privacy breaches committed by its employee.
Allison Taylor discusses the recent Federal Court of Appeal decision which outlined a new, balanced test for family status discrmination claims.
Ryan Conlin and Jeremy Schwartz discuss a landmark WSIAT decision which held sections of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act unconstitutional, the potential fallout and strategies for managing workplace stress claims (and possibly certain wrongful dismissal claims) going forward.
Ryan Conlin of Stringer LLP discusses recent jurisprudence concerning random drug and alcohol testing in Canada (post-Irving).
Jessica Young of Stringer LLP discusses changes to Ontario's Building Code arising out of AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act)
Frank Portman of Stringer LLP discusses the perils of using interns
Landon Young discusses a recent wrongful dismissal class action lawsuit and the potential impact on employment litigation
Ryan Conlin and Jeremy Schwartz discuss Bill 146 and the potential impact on employers.
Ryan Conlin discusses the potentially watershed decision in R. v. Roofing Medics, in which the court commented that more personal defendants in health and safety prosecutions should face jail sentences.
Allison Taylor discusses recent decisions from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario suggesting a disturbing trend in that tribunal permitting cases to proceed which had already been litigated in a workers' compensation forum
Jeremy Schwartz discusses recent punitive damages awards in Ontario
Vivianne Ponce discusses new OHS awareness training requirements in Ontario
This is segment 5 of 5 from our Q3 webinar held on Thursday, October 10, "Risks Associated with Reducing Post-Retirement Benefits"
This is segment 4 of 5 from our Q3 webinar held on Thursday, October 10, "Implications of the Ontario Court of Appeal Sentencing Decision in Metron Construction"
This is segment 3 of 5 from our Q3 webinar held on Thursday, October 10, "Breach of Confidentiality Clauses in Settlements"
This is segment 2 of 5 from our Q3 webinar held on Thursday, October 10, "Recent Developments in Summary Judgement Motions"
This is segment 1 of 5 from our Q3 webinar held on Thursday, October 10, "Upcoming AODA Obligations – What You Need to Know for January 1, 2014"