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February 27, 2019

Companies With a Payroll of Less Than $2.5 Million in Ontario but More Than $2.5 Million Outside Ontario Take Note – OLRB Finds You Are Not a Severance Pay Employer

By Amelia Cooke and Mallory Adams

In a recent Ontario Labour Relations Board (“OLRB”) decision, Hawkes v Max Aicher (North America) Limited (“Hawkes”), the O...

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January 25, 2019

The Top 5 Developments in Labour & Employment Law in 2018 (and What to Expect in 2019)

By Amelia Cooke and Mallory Adams

The Top 5 Developments in Labour & Employment Law in 2018 (and What to Expect in 2019) The past few years have been rife with developments in l...

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December 20, 2018

The Police Record Checks Reform Act is in Force: What You Should Know

By Todd Weisberg and Mallory Adams

After three years of sitting in legal limbo, the Police Record Checks Reform Act (“Act”) came into force on November 1, 2018. The Act s...

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November 22, 2018

Bill 47 has Passed: Changes to Employment Standards Come into Effect on January 1, 2019

By Todd Weisberg and Mallory Adams

On November 21, 2018 Bill 47, the Make Ontario Open for Business Act (“Bill 47”), passed Third Reading and received Royal Assent. This ...

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October 29, 2018

Open Season on Ontario’s Employment & Labour Legislation

By Amelia Cooke and Mallory Adams

The Ontario government recently promised to repeal much of the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (“Bill 148”) and they are now deliverin...

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October 17, 2018

Cannabis is Now Legal: Is Your Workplace Ready?

By Brandin O'Connor and Mallory Adams

Overview The federal Cannabis Act comes into effect on October 17, 2018. As such, the recreational use of cannabis is now legal in Canada. What doe...

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