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Shields O'Donnell MacKillop LLP is a boutique management-side labour and employment law firm. Our lawyers are leaders in the field, assisting employers of all sizes, from small businesses to large corporations. We act for both non-union and unionized employers. The firm also represents senior management and executive employees in negotiating fair compensation and severance. Our advantage comes from understanding your business and its needs.

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Recent Blogs

July 04, 2018

Attention Employers: New Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 Put On Hold

By Amelia Cooke and Domenica Moran

Note: The Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 (“SFO Act”) has been indefinitely postponed to give the new provincial government an opportunity...

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June 14, 2018

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal finds Terminating Employee Benefits at Age 65 is Unconstitutional

By Hendrik Nieuwland and Seth Holland

As a result of a recent decision out of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the “Tribunal”), employers may no longer be able to exempt e...

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May 11, 2018

Backlash Prompts Ministry to Backtrack on its New Public Holiday Pay Provisions

By Amelia Cooke and Emily Owens

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has announced that it will be undertaking a review of the public holiday provisions in response to a significant n...

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