Divisional Court Clarifies Test for a Poisonous Work Environment


Time Published on January 16, 2015

When employees allege harassment in human rights complaints, they often refer to the creation of a “poisoned work environment.” A recent decision from Ontario’s Divisional Court helpfully demonstrates that something more than one or two discrete incidents is usually required to support such a finding.

Tag human rights

New Year’s Hangover: The Curious Case of the 27 Paycheque Year


Time Published on January 07, 2015

2015 brings with it a payroll oddity that only arises once every 13 years: 27 bi-weekly payroll periods.

Tag employment law,  employment standards