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.

Get Ready for Canada Labour Code Changes: Coming February 1, 2024

If your company is a federally regulated employer, you need to be aware of changes coming to the Canada Labour Code on February 1, 2024. The recent changes include new termination notice requirements which being the federally regulated sector in line with the provinces. How do I know if my business is federally regulated? Most […]

Does Your Employee Handbook Need an Update?

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A formal, written employee handbook is one of the most important documents in the workplace. Employers should make sure that their handbook is up-to-date and in compliance with all of the legal requirements applicable to them. The handbook should be comprehensive and cover all key policies of the company relating to employees’ conduct, as well […]

Governance of Employment Relationships in Ontario: An 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. However, while the legislation in Ontario comes […]

Upcoming Ontario Legislation: Working for Workers Four Act, 2023

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The Ontario government has released the text of its latest employment legislation, the fourth in a serios of Working for Workers Acts. These acts have made some changes to various pieces of Ontario legislation including the Employment Standards Act, 2000.

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.

Does Your Employee Handbook Need an Update?

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Handbooks are key workplace documents that establish expectations, practices, and procedures to help keep employees on track and performing. A handbook should always be kept up to date to ensure it takes into account changes in the law and changes at your business. Find out more inside.