Mandatory Vaccination Policies: Enforceable or a Shot in the Dark? (February 10, 2021)
Feb 1, 2021
While mass vaccination hasn’t arrived, employers are already wrestling with what the rules should be as we start to return to a new normal.
Toronto Announces Reporting Obligation and Enhanced Measures for Employers
Jan 4, 2021
Citing rising cases in the city and increased strain on hospitals, the City of Toronto has enacted further measures to fight COVID-19, which include new requirements for employers.
Mandatory Vaccination Policies for Employees: Enforceable or a Shot in the Dark?
Dec 23, 2020
There are vaccines, and there will be (at some point) enough for everyone in Canada to receive it. But what happens if your employees refuse to be vaccinated?
Sick, Lies, and Questionnaire: Arbitrators Uphold Terminations of Employees who Breached COVID-19 Safety Protocols
Dec 9, 2020
Two recent labour arbitration decisions held that attending work in breach of employer COVID protocols can lead to termination for cause.
Dec 7, 2020
"The Risk of Red Herrings": Failing to provide evidence of misconduct leads to punitive damages
Nov 30, 2020
On November 27, 2020, the Competition Bureau clarified its view that the criminal cartel provisions of the Competition Act do not apply to buy-side agreements.
Nov 18, 2020
Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Revisits Test for Family Status Discrimination
Nov 10, 2020
This annual workshop addresses significant legal developments and provides practical advice on responding to employee issues.
Oct 22, 2020
Not all Cannabis is Created Equal: Reimbursement for Medical Marijuana
Oct 16, 2020
Purchasers in commercial transactions are not entitled to contract out of their Employment Standards Act obligations for an employee's prior service.
Sep 25, 2020
On July 24, 2020 the Reopening Ontario Act 2020, known colloquially as Bill 195, came into effect, bringing an end to the provincial state of emergency
Aug 19, 2020
Prohibition of Entry into Canada to Minimize the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 - Travel Restrictions and Quarantine Requirements.
Jul 13, 2020
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice provides guidance on enforceability of termination provision for Ontario construction employees.
Jun 23, 2020
The Ontario Court of Appeal releases a ground breaking decision with respect to enforceability of termination provisions in employment agreements.
May 11, 2020
On January 1, 2018, the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) was amended to provide for increased vacation entitlements for employees whose “period of employment” is five years or more.
Apr 29, 2020
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to loosen in some jurisdictions, employers must consider the return to work process and what that entails.
Apr 13, 2020
The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy offers government subsidies of up to 75% of qualifying employee wages.
Mar 18, 2020
COVID 19 – Prohibition of Entry into Canada to Minimize the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 in Canada: What Employers Need to Know
Mar 11, 2020
Help for businesses to identify issues & suggest risk mitigation steps regarding the COVID-19 outbreak & the potential for economic & operational disruption
Mar 9, 2020
What steps should corporations take to mitigate the risks posed by COVID-19 to the health and safety of their workforce and contractual obligations.
Jan 29, 2020
As Canada confirms its first cases of the Coronavirus, we remind employers and employees of their rights and responsibilities in the workplace.
Jan 28, 2020
Ontario Court of Appeal comments on the interpretation of incentive pay clauses: A cautionary tale for employers.
Oct 30, 2019
Join us as we discuss significant legal developments and provide practical advice on critical issues facing employers in Canada.
Oct 30, 2018
Whether you are new to the cannabis industry, interested in starting a cannabis business, or have been seizing opportunities for a while — join us for an interactive day on the strategic and legal implications of the legalization of cannabis in Canada.
Oct 26, 2018
On October 23, 2018, the Government of Ontario has put forward legislation, titled the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 (Bill 47)
Oct 3, 2018
McMillan has published a report entitled "McMillan (Chronic)le" to address questions to help your workplace navigate the decriminalization of cannabis.
Jun 20, 2018
McMillan LLP and McMillan Vantage Policy Group invite you to our ‘Post-Election Insights’ event. Our panel of government relations experts have deep political knowledge and first-hand experience with the campaigns.
Jun 6, 2018
On May 18, 2018, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") released its interim decision in Talos v Grand Erie District School Board.
May 14, 2018
Ontario Government enacted the Pay Transparency Act, 2018
Jan 17, 2018
Ontario Immigration Act established comprehensive framework for application and administration of Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program by strengthening transparency consistency and accountability of OINP
Jan 16, 2018
BC Court provides reminder to employers that use of aggressive and unmeritorious defence tactics may not lead to hoped for result of persuading terminated employee to accept unreasonable settlement
Dec 21, 2017
Ontario Files Regulations to Clarify the Implementation of Bill 148: Impacts for the Auto Sector, Construction Industry and Others
Nov 1, 2017
All Notice and No Work Makes "Working Notice" Null and Void
Oct 31, 2017
The Demise of NAFTA: Creating Uncertainty for Foreign Workers
Sep 28, 2017
Please join us for a practical and in-depth discussion aimed at HR professionals, in-house counsel and operations managers, who want to prepare and better understand how Bill1 48 will impact their business.
Jun 14, 2017
"She Got a Break Today" - Court Refuses to Deduct Earnings During Notice Period
Jun 7, 2017
Ontario Proceeding with Important Amendments to the Labour Relations Act, 1995
May 24, 2017
Changing Workplaces Review Recommends Significant Changes to Ontario's Labour and Employment Laws
Feb 6, 2017
Don't Let the Door Hit Your Bonus on the Way Out: Resignations and Bonus Payments
Feb 3, 2017
Tips for Supporting an Employee's Application for Provincial Nomination from Recent BC PNP Decision
Jan 9, 2017
Indignation Not Resignation: an employee storming off does not mean she is quitting
Jan 5, 2017
The Employee Doth Protest the Right Amount: Implementing Changes To Employment Contracts
Oct 20, 2016
McMillan's Labour and Employment Group invites you to join us at our annual employment and labour seminar.
Aug 11, 2016
Mis(class)ified? First-of-its-Kind Class Action Gets the Green Light
Jul 5, 2016
The Cure for What Ails You: Court Rejects "Technical Objections" to Termination Provision
May 25, 2016
Shes Lovin It! Poor Use of Performance Plan Leads to Wrongful Dismissal
Apr 14, 2016
The Ministry of Labour's Ballroom Blitz: Are You Ready?
Dec 10, 2015
Take Control of Your Offers: The Cautionary Tale of Buaron v AcuityAds Inc.
Jun 12, 2015
"Intern(al) Affairs": Managing Unpaid Internships in Ontario
Jan 31, 2015
It's a Two-Way Street: Employees are Required to Give Notice of Resignation
Jan 30, 2015
The Price to Entice: Three-Year Employee Awarded 14 Months of Notice
May 11, 2007
Hiring Employees for Startups: the milestone that could turn into a stumbling block