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Blog/1 March 2021

How CERB and EI Impact Wrongful Dismissal Damages

In the context of wrongful dismissal damages, CERB benefits are likely to be treated in the same manner as Employment Insurance benefits despite differences between the two programs.

The federal government introduced the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) in March 2020 to provide financial support to individuals unable to wor... Read More
Blog/26 February 2021

Case Law Review: The Impact of COVID-19 on Employees' Reasonable Notice Period

According to four recent decisions, Courts are taking note of the pandemic's impact on employees' ability to

In Part II in our two-part series on COVID-19's impact on wrongful dismissal law, this blog post reviews four recent cases to discuss the Court's resp... Read More
Feature/23 February 2021

Reflections: Labour, Human and Civil Rights

Michele A Roberts: Helping to Shift the Balance of Power in the NBA

Aminah Hanif writes about Michele A Roberts, the first woman to lead a major professional sports union in North America. Read More
Feature/17 February 2021

Reflections: Labour, Human and Civil Rights

Bromley Armstrong: Life-Long Fighter for Justice and Equality

Sean FitzPatrick writes about Bromley Armstrong, a labour activist, community organizer and a life-long fighter for justice and equality. Read More
Blog/10 February 2021

How the Global COVID-19 Pandemic May Impact Employees' Notice Periods

Are employees entitled to a longer notice period when their employment is terminated during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Are employees entitled to a longer notice period when their employment is terminated during the COVID-19 pandemic? This blog post explains that an emp... Read More
Feature/9 February 2021

Reflections: Labour, Human and Civil Rights

Marlene Green: Advocating for Black students and against anti-Black racism through the Black Education Project, and beyond

Sheilagh Turkington writes about Marlene Green, who advocated for Black students through the Black Education Project, and beyond. Read More
Blog/2 February 2021

Suspension of Limitation Periods in Ontario

How the Government of Ontario's temporary suspension impacts limitation periods

When the Government of Ontario temporarily shut down in March, there were some conflicting views as to when limitation periods expired. Individuals sh... Read More
Blog/2 February 2021

Notice in Ontario: How Is it Calculated?

The Employment Standards Act and the Common Law

When an employee is terminated in Ontario, they are generally entitled to advance notice. Under the law of Ontario, there are two types of notice: the... Read More
Feature/29 January 2021

Reflections: Labour, Human and Civil Rights

Stanley Grizzle: Improving working conditions, challenging racism, and advancing the rights of Black Canadians

Lauren Sheffield writes about Stanley Grizzle, whose activism and leadership improved working conditions, challenged racism, and advanced the rights o... Read More