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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
Blog/21 January 2021

Statutory Holidays in Ontario: Demystified

What are my entitlements ​and how are they calculated?

Most employees are entitled to time off and holiday pay during statutory holidays. This blog post explains what statutory holidays are, statutory holi... Read More
Blog/14 January 2021

Leave to Appeal Denied in Waksdale v Swegon North America Inc

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused leave to appeal in Waksdale v Swegon North America Inc, solidifying the ONCA’s decision

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Waksdale v Swegon North America Inc. This decision w... Read More