The Lawyer’s Daily cites WeirFoulds Partner Daniel Wong and Associate Max Skrow in an article on the increased inspections of workplaces in Ontario amid rise of COVID-19 cases
On April 16, 2021, John Schofield of The Lawyer’s Daily reported on the government of Ontario’s increased inspections of construction sites and workplaces provincewide as new COVID-19 cases reach unprecedented […]
As Ontario Begins to Reopen, Provincial Health and Safety Associations Provide Guidance to Employers Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic presents a myriad of challenges for employers. In addition to the financial and social issues posed by the pandemic, employers are under increased pressure to ensure adequate […]
This employment law seminar covers a variety of topics including executive compensation, surviving the litigation process, workplace harassment investigations and termination clauses. Topics and Speakers: Introduction Daniel Wong, Partner and […]
Case Commentary: Ontario Court of Appeal Delivers Stern Message to Employers Who Mistreat Employees with Disabilities
The recent court decision in Jaffary v. Greaves highlights key ambiguities in Ontario’s Municipal Conflict of Interest Act.
Non-Resident Employer Certification Regime: Withholding Relief for Non-Resident Employers and Employees
INTERNATIONAL TAX LAW UPDATEOn June 23, 2016, Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1 received Royal Assent, which among other things, enacts a non-resident employer certificate regime that may be of interest to employers sending employees to Canada.
It has now been just over five years since Bill 168, now known as Part III.0.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Ontario) ( “OHSA” or the “Act”), amended […]
Two Important Cases for Regulatory Bodies on the Ontario Human Rights Code
Workplace investigations are essential in cases of alleged harassment, workplace violence, bullying, fraud or other types of egregious misconduct. However, employers often fail to conduct a thorough and legally sound […]
Computers dominate the workplace. And, with increasing use comes increasing computer-related workplace issues. Recent case-law in Canada suggests that employers should be reviewing or instituting a number of policies to […]
Employers across Ontario will soon be required to post in the workplace a new awareness poster released by the Ministry of Labour (MOL): “Health and Safety at Work Prevention Starts […]
An Ounce of Prevention: What Employers Need to Know about Recent Changes to Ontario’s Health and Safety System
New Ontario law changes the face of occupational health and safety regulation.
S.O. 2011, c. 11 (Royal Assent June 1, 2011)
Thirteen WeirFoulds lawyers have been recognized in the 2011 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as “Leading Practitioners” in their areas of practice. The Directory identifies leading practitioners across […]
One of the key factors in determining the reasonable notice period on termination of employment is the length of the employee’s service.
Recent amendments to Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act provide heightened health and safety protection for workers.