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10 Jun

Court reaches opposite conclusion on whether constructive dismissal claims are barred by Ontario COVID-19 Regulations

Thursday, June 10, 2021James R.G. Cook, Kevin MooibroekLitigation, Employment Law, Employment Standards Act

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Employers may be relieved that in Taylor v. Hanley Hospitality Inc., 2021 ONSC 3135 [not yet on CanLII], a second judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice reached an opposite conclusion to an earlier decision involving...

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29 Jun

In the Aftermath of Uber v Heller: Balancing Contractual Freedoms with Access to Justice

Monday, June 29, 2020John A. CampionLitigation, Employment Law, Employment Standards ActSupreme Court of Canada, Employment Agreements, Uber

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On June 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision on Uber Technologies Inc. v Heller regarding the enforceability of mandatory arbitration clauses in an employment agreement and whether that could...

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20 Mar

New Ontario Legislation To Protect Workers: COVID-19

Friday, March 20, 2020Soma Ray-EllisLitigation, Employment Law, Employment Standards ActEmployment Agreements, Wrongful Dismissal, Ontario, Safety, Infectious Diseases Emergencies, Infectious Diseases, Bill 186, Ontario Government, Coronavirus, COVID-19

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On March 19, 2020, the Ontario Government introduced the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020, which amends the Employment Standards Act, 2000, to protect the jobs of employees who...

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21 Mar

Need an Uber? Yes - to the Netherlands

Wednesday, March 21, 2018Scott GfellerLitigation, Employment Law, Employment Standards Act, Class ActionsUber, UberEats

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Uber is certainly no stranger to Canadian court rooms. In its latest tussle, a $400 million dollar proposed class action in Ontario by Uber “drivers” alleging they are employees of Uber and... 

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