Proving a Hostile Work Environment

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While proving a hostile work environment is legally challenging, working in an overly hostile environment can amount to a breach of your legal rights and should not be ignored.

Governance of Employment Relationships in Ontario: Overview

Ontario employment relationships are governed by various pieces of legislation. These laws are designed to protect the workers and ensure that they are treated fairly in the workplace, while also establishing a clear set of rules that employers can rely on when making hiring, management, and termination decisions. Find out more inside.

Naloxone Kits: Breaking Down the Ontario Requirement

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If you’re an employer who may have a risk of an opioid overdose in the workplace, then you should be aware of a new Ontario requirement to provide naloxone in the workplace. Found out more in our latest blog post.

Recognition of the Tort of Harassment: Recent Development

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The tort of harassment has been undergoing a renaissance (or perhaps better stated as a naissance) in Canadian jurisdictions. While torts have had a long history as causes of actions in common law jurisdiction, it is only in the last several years that jurisdictions such as Ontario and now, Alberta, recognized a tort cause of actions for harassment in egregious circumstances.