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Employment Law

Employee Incompetence -What Employers Need to Know

The 2023 case of Chu v. China Southern Airlines Company Limited, 2023 BCSC 21 serves as a lesson to employers on what is required to fire an employee for incompetence. In this case, the employer acted in a flagrantly misguided manner by manufacturing a just cause case against an elderly employee. The employer asserted that […]

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Employment Law in and around Toronto

Employment IN ONTARIO Employment law is a very broad area of law that governs all aspects of working life for employers and employees. It includes laws that cover the integral aspects of the employment relationship that are normally covered in the employment agreement/contract such as wages, overtime pay, hours of work, termination pay, leaves of

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Court of Appeal in Render v. ThyssenKrupp Elevator (Canada) Limited, 2022 ONCA 310 upholds zero-tolerance for sexual harassment at the workplace in case involving a slap of a female employee’s buttocks

A decision was recently released from the Ontario Court of Appeal which affirmed the trial judge’s finding of just cause dismissal for a manager of an elevator company who slapped a female subordinate’s buttocks at the workplace.  The Facts The appellant was an operations manager who had 30 years of service in his role at

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Employer Duty to Accommodate – Top Ten Do’s and Don’ts

Employers have a legal obligation to modify workplace rules, policies, or practices in a manner that promotes respect and dignity for employees with disabilities. This obligation arises out of human rights legislation that fosters inclusivity and full participation in the labour market by protecting individuals from adverse treatment because of personal characteristics under s. 5(1) of the Ontario

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