On September 1st, 2019, key amendments to the Canada Labour Code (the “Code”) came into force. These changes affect all employees working in a fede...
Employers will soon have expanded mandatory obligations in regards to how claims of harassment and violence are handled in the workplace. Bill C-65, wh...
Jane’s Question: I own a non-profit organization with 17 full-time employees, 20 volunteers, 8 part-time employees, and 10 seasonal employees. What a...
Joe's Question: I am an owner of a non-unionized company that operates heavy machinery in Ontario. In order to ensure the safety of my employees, I would l...
Ellen's Question:My husband and I are expecting our first child at the end of 2018. We both work at the local bakery in Englehart, Ontario, and we are conc...
Joanne’s Question: I am 62 years old and I am a Government Employee. Recently, my Employer made it clear to me that my position was going to be elimin...
Jacob’s Question: When I asked my Manager a fairly straightforward question, he answered me in a very condescending tone. He later apologized, and sai...
What is the difference between vacation time and vacation pay??
1. The Employment Standards Act:
Section 15.1(1) of the Employment Standards Act de...
What does the legalization of marijuana mean for Canadian Employers?
1. The Current Legal Statue of Marijuana:
Today, the possession, production, an...
Bill 148: “Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act”
Question: What is Equal Pay for Equal Work?
1. Bill 148 – “A Plan for Fair Workplaces and Be...