February 23

Navigating Employment Contracts: A Case Study of Max Wright Real Estate

In the fascinating realm of employment law, Max Wright Real Estate (2023 ONSC 5661) <https://canlii.ca/t/k0msr>, adjudicated on October 10, 2023, by Justice Koehnen of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, offers essential insights into the complexities of employment contracts, particularly in the context of real estate agencies. This case is a compelling illustration of the.

February 14

Navigating the Complexities of Workplace Racism: Vac Developments Limited

Vac Developments Limited, 2023 ONSC 4679 stands out as a significant legal battle involving allegations of workplace racism. This case provides crucial insights into how the legal system addresses such sensitive and impactful issues within the work environment. It offers essential lessons for both employees and employers in understanding and handling racial discrimination at work..

February 2

Exploring Workplace Rights and Responsibilities: The Case of Greenfirst Forest Products Inc. vs. United Steelworkers Local 1-2010

In Greenfirst Forest Products Inc. v United Steelworkers Local 1-2010, 2023 CanLII 103261 (ON LA), presided over by Arbitrator Randy L. Levinson, we explore an intriguing workplace scenario involving the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements, the application of the “Work Now Grieve Later” rule, and the delicate balance between management’s authority and workers’ rights. This.

February 1

Extended Notice Periods in Wrongful Dismissal: Insights from IBM Canada Ltd. and Avaya Canada Corporation

The Ontario Court of Appeal decisions in IBM Canada Ltd. (2023 ONCA 702) <https://canlii.ca/t/k0qrg> and Avaya Canada Corporation (2023 ONCA 696) <https://canlii.ca/t/k0qrd>provide critical insights into when extended notice periods of over 24 months are warranted in wrongful dismissal cases. This blog post examines both cases, focusing on the unique factors that led to the awarding.

January 25

Employer Meets The High Threshold Of With Cause Termination After Providing The Employee With Ample Warnings and Opportunities To Correct Their Conduct

The case of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) 2023 ONSC 5991 <https://canlii.ca/t/k16jg> examined by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, stands as a pivotal moment in employment law, particularly in the context of wrongful termination and the concept of ‘just cause’. This ruling sheds light on the complexities of employment relationships and the legal.

January 18

A Comprehensive Analysis of Constructive Dismissal: The Case of Airways Transit Service Ltd.

In the intricate landscape of employment law, the case of Airways Transit Service Ltd. and Badder Capital Group Ltd. 2023 ONSC 5725, adjudicated on October 11, 2023, stands as a noteworthy example. This case brings to light the complexities of constructive dismissal, a pivotal concept in employment relationships, offering valuable insights for both employers and.

January 5

Unpacking the Bank of Montreal Case: Key Takeaways in Employment Law Overview

The employment law case of Bank of Montreal, 2023 ONSC 4829 delves into the intricacies of wrongful dismissal and the challenging aspects of claiming damages beyond the traditional scope. Our exploration will focus on understanding the key legal points and what they mean for employees and employers. Background of the Case The plaintiff, a former employee.

December 19

Understanding Constructive Dismissal: A Deep Dive into the 3M Canada Case

The case of 3M Canada 2023 ONSC 5180 (CanLII), <https://canlii.ca/t/k07vg>, presided over by Justice Spencer Nicholson on September 13, 2023, offers a detailed examination of the complexities surrounding constructive dismissal and disability accommodation in the workplace. This case, held in the Superior Court of Justice – Ontario, stands as a critical reference point for employees.

November 28

Ontario Court of Appeal Reviews and Clarifies the Law on Mitigation

In Lake v. La Presse , 2022 ONCA 742, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that the motion judge erred in discounting an award of eight months’ notice by two months’ for failure to mitigate. In its decision, the Court of Appeal reviewed and clarified the law on mitigation. Facts The appellant worked for a.

November 24

Court of Appeal Confirms That A Substantial Expansion In Duties and Responsibilities Can Trigger the Changed Substratum Doctrine

In Celestini v Shoplogix Inc., 2023 ONCA 131, the Court of Appeal held that significant changes to an employment relationship over time may result in provisions of a contract of employment being found to be unenforceable. The common law doctrine of “changed substratum” was explained by the Court:    The doctrine applies where there have been.

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