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Commentary/23 February 2021

"Longer Notice Periods Should be the Norm for Pandemic Terminations"

Stephen Moreau discusses how employees terminated from their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic should expect an extended notice period in looking at t... Read More
Commentary/5 February 2021

"Better Investigations are Needed to Complement Workplace Safety Law"

In today's Legal Matters' Commentary, Jeff Andrew discusses how legislation aimed at addressing harassment and violence in federally regulated workpla... Read More
Article/21 January 2021

"Don’t Panic: 10 Things to Do if You are Let Go"

Genevieve Cantin comments in moneytalkgo.com's article: "Don’t Panic: 10 Things to Do if You are Let Go". She discusses recourses available to e... Read More
Commentary/11 January 2021

"Fair Comment or Foul? That Online Post Could Cost you Your job"

In today's Legal Matters' commentary, Jeff Andrew discusses the impact of posting private opinions on social media, and the possibility of dismissal w... Read More
Commentary/4 January 2021

"A $1.2-million Lesson About the Dangers of Fixed-term Contracts"

In today's Legal Matters commentary, Stephen Moreau discusses how companies that sign a fixed-term contract covering a long period of time could be li... Read More
Commentary/11 December 2020

"One Size Does Not Fit All When it Comes to a Termination"

In today's Legal Matters' commentary, Jeff Andrew discusses the importance of seeking advice after being terminated to avoid making costly mistakes an... Read More
Commentary/3 November 2020

"Not Taking Workplace Harassment Claims Seriously can be Costly"

In today's Legal Matters' commentary, Jeff Andrew discusses  how allegations of workplace harassment can have far-reaching implications and requi... Read More
Analysis/6 October 2020

Analysis of Bill 195

Just posted to our publications page is an analysis of the impact on the collectively bargained rights of employees of Ontario’s Bill 195 "Reope... Read More
Commentary/15 September 2020

"Meeting the Challenges of Unionizing a Workplace"

In today's Legal Matters' commentary, Jeff Andrew discusses how unionizing a workplace can have its benefits but it’s important to follow the pr... Read More
Opinion/9 September 2020

Burying Termination Provisions in Employment Documents can Backfire

  A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision shows that employers, if they want to enforce harmful termination or forfeiture ... Read More
Commentary/18 August 2020

"Belonging to a Union Provides Workers with ‘more clout’"

In today's Legal Matters' Commentary, Jeff Andrew discusses how being unionized can have a big impact on job satisfaction, providing benefits that com... Read More
Article/28 July 2020

RCMP Must Acknowledge the Force`s Underpinnings

Policy Options Article `RCMP Must Acknowledge the Force`s Racist Underpinnings` discusses the racist stereotypes and beliefs that were embedded into t... Read More
Commentary/29 June 2020

"Unions Provide Essential Protection During Difficult Times"

 In today's Legal Matters' commentary, "Unions Provide Essential Protection During Difficult Times", Jeff Andrew discusses ways in which several ... Read More
Commentary/1 May 2020

"Dealing with the Employment Fallout from Coronavirus Shutdowns"

In today's Legal Matters' Commentary, "Dealing with the employment fallout from Coronavirus shutdown", Jeff Andrew discusses how the unparalleled fall... Read More
/31 March 2020

COVID-19 - Employment and Benefit Rights

We have prepared a list of frequently asked questions about your workplace rights and COVID-19 which can be accessed HERE. These are challenging ... Read More
/10 December 2019

Recent Changes to the Canada Labour Code - Bill C-86 and Bill C-63

Recent Changes to the Canada Labour Code - Bill C-86 and Bill C-63 Read More