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Blog/24 November 2020

New Pension Regulation Strikes a Balance Between Employer Needs and Employees' Future Financial Security

New Ontario Regulation 520-20 allows cash-strapped employers to temporarily defer their contributions to certain defined benefit pension plans. However, employers who wish to participate must comply with strict restrictions.

As part of an attempt to aid businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario government has enacted a regulation that allows employers to tempora... Read More
Blog/5 November 2020

Non-Solicitation and Non-Compete Clauses – When Are They Enforceable?

Dealing with Restrictive Covenants in Employment Contracts

What do the restrictive covenants in your employment contract mean, and are they enforceable? This blog explains these legal terms and discusses the i... Read More
Blog/28 October 2020

Pension Implications of the Supreme Court's Judgment in Fraser v Attorney General

The Supreme Court of Canada judgment in Fraser addresses equity in the context of pensions and may impact many pension plan designs

The Supreme Court of Canada judgment in Fraser addresses equity in the context of pensions and may impact many pension plan designs. This decision wil... Read More
Blog/27 October 2020

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Allows COVID-19 Claims

If you contract COVID-19 at work, you may be eligible to receive benefits from the WSIB.

WSIB provides coverage for workers who have contracted COVID-19 as a result of their work duties. This blog provides details on when cases are approve... Read More
Blog/22 October 2020

Cavalluzzo LLP Obtains Important Ruling Regarding Unfair Termination Clauses

Sewell v. Provincial Fruit Co. Limited

Another Victory for Employees – Cavalluzzo LLP Obtains Important Ruling Regarding Unfair Termination Clauses Cavalluzzo LLP lawyers Stephen More... Read More
Blog/20 October 2020

Supreme Court of Canada Issues Judgement in Fraser v Attorney-General of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada issues a significant judgement on substantive equality in  Fraser v Attorney-General of Canada, October 16, 2020. &nb... Read More
Blog/15 October 2020

The Supreme Court's Matthews v Ocean Nutrition Puts Employees' Damages Claims on Solid Ground

The Supreme Court's long-awaited decision in  Matthews v Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd, 2020 SCC 26  was released late last week. In a unanimou... Read More
Blog/15 July 2020

$85,000 Awarded to Victim of Workplace Sexual Harassment

McWilliam v Toronto Police Services Board and Angelo Costa On June 30, 2020, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “Tribunal”) release... Read More
Blog/2 July 2020

Heller v Uber Technologies Inc: Supreme Court of Canada Finds Mandatory Arbitration Clause Unconscionable

The Supreme Court recently released its reasons in the much anticipated Uber case. In this landmark ruling, the Supreme Court ruled in an 8-... Read More