More Clarity About the Impact of COVID-19 on Reasonable Notice Periods
Feb 17, 2021
Iriotakis v. Peninsula Employment Services Limited is the latest case to consider the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on reasonable notice periods.
Court Considers Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Reasonable Notice Periods
Jan 30, 2021
Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice has issued a decision dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on reasonable notice periods.
McMillan’s Employment and Labour Webinar
Nov 10, 2020
This annual workshop addresses significant legal developments and provides practical advice on responding to employee issues.
Oct 2, 2020
Material changes to the Ontario Class Proceedings Act in force October 1, 2020.
Sep 20, 2020
Compliance deadlines for two significant requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) are just three months away.
Sep 5, 2020
Alberta's Court of Appeal has applied the seldom-used "blue pencil" doctrine in order to save a non-competition covenant from being struck down.
Jun 28, 2020
The Government of Canada has published significant changes to the workplace harassment and violence provisions of the Canada Labour Code.
Apr 6, 2020
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has found one of Canada's largest banks liable for requiring or permitting uncompensated overtime to be worked.
Mar 29, 2020
Alberta's Government has published lists of essential services and non-essential places of business not permitted to
offer or provide services to the public.
Feb 21, 2020
A recent decision by Alberta's Court of Queen's Bench is the latest warning to employers about the dangers of
fixed-term employment arrangements.
Feb 9, 2020
A recent decision from Ontario's Court of Appeal is an important reminder that contractors may be entitled to reasonable notice upon termination without cause.
Jan 7, 2020
An Ontario Court has upheld the termination of a 30-year employee with a clean disciplinary record following a single incident of sexual harassment.
Jan 2, 2020
The Supreme Court has confirmed that an employer's obligation to conduct safety inspections only applies to work places over which the employer has control.
Oct 30, 2019
Join us as we discuss significant legal developments and provide practical advice on critical issues facing employers in Canada.
Oct 7, 2019
A recent decision of Ontario's Human Rights Tribunal may have some employers rethinking how they frame questions to job applicants.
Sep 25, 2019
Ontario's Superior Court of Justice has issued a stark reminder of the perils of fixed-term employment contracts.
Aug 21, 2019
September 1, 2019, Alberta's Employment Standards Code and its Regulation will do away with Flexible Averaging Agreements
Jul 30, 2019
Ontario’s Court of Appeal has issued an important decision – in Mikelsteins v. Morrison Hershfield Limited – that draws a clear distinction between employment rights and shareholder rights.
Jun 24, 2019
The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (“Supreme Court”) has issued an important decision about the limits of accommodating the use of medically prescribed cannabis by an employee working in a safety-sensitive position.
May 29, 2019
On May 27, 2019, Alberta’s newly elected United Conservative Party introduced the Open for Business Act (“Bill 2”).
Mar 18, 2019
Ontario's Court of Appeal has issued a landmark decision in Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General), emphatically rejecting the notion that "harassment"
Dec 5, 2018
Coffey v Nine Energy Canada Inc. confirms that summary judgment is not appropriate to decide an assessment of damages for pay in lieu of reasonable notice.
Nov 12, 2018
Raposo v CA Canada Company and Burton v Aronovitch McCauley Rollo LLP continue employer-friendly decisions regarding the enforceability of termination clauses
Nov 5, 2018
Bill C-86 would significantly amend the Code's provisions concerning basic employment standards, non-standard employment relationships and termination.
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 3, 2018
McMillan has published a report entitled "McMillan (Chronic)le" to address questions to help your workplace navigate the decriminalization of cannabis.
Sep 12, 2018
Join us for an interactive webinar as we take a closer look at the potential impact of cannabis legalization, as well as the rights and responsibilities of employers in the Bill C-45 era.
Jun 15, 2018
On June 1 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada granted Suncor a third (but not final) win in the ongoing dispute between Suncor and Unifor Local 707A
May 8, 2018
The Ontario Government announced that it would walk back one of the more controversial changes to the Employment Standards Act, made as a result of Bill 148
Feb 28, 2018
A decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal provides clear reminder to employers who wish to contractually limit termination notice or pay in lieu to the statutory employment standards minimum
Feb 18, 2018
In June 2017 the Alberta Government made changes to the Employment Standards Code by passing the Fair and Family-Friendly Workplaces Act. Changes came into force January 1 2018.
Jan 2, 2018
The revised OHSA imposes positive duty on employers and supervisors to ensure that no workers are subject to or participate in harassment or violence at the work site
Nov 6, 2017
Alberta Decision a Win for Random Drug & Alcohol Testing (For Now)
Oct 16, 2017
Character Matters: Don't Be So Quick to (Summary) Judge
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.
Aug 8, 2017
In Case You Missed It: Significant Changes to Alberta's Workplace Laws Are Coming
Jun 22, 2017
No Free Accidents: Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Termination of Drug Dependent Employee
Jun 20, 2017
Ontario Bill 148: Enhanced Workplace Enforcement Measures are Coming
Jun 20, 2017
Ontario Bill 148 What Does It Mean for Employers in the Construction Industry
Jun 17, 2017
2 Become 1: AODA Standards to Consolidate on July 1st
Apr 24, 2017
Contracting Out: Not Always Successor or Common Employer
Apr 10, 2017
Good News/Old News: Why Wood v Deeley is Nothing (New) for Employers to Sweat
Feb 6, 2017
Employment Contracts: Enforceable Termination Provisions Exist
Jan 3, 2017
Bill 26: Proposed Domestic Violence Leave a First of its Kind in Ontario
Dec 28, 2016
New Year, New AODA Requirements
Nov 1, 2016
Blown Save: ONCA Delivers "Bad News" to Employers Regarding Severability Clauses
Oct 20, 2016
McMillan's Labour and Employment Group invites you to join us at our annual employment and labour seminar.
Aug 16, 2016
Reminder: Changes to Workplace Harassment Rules are Just Around the Corner
Aug 11, 2016
Mis(class)ified? First-of-its-Kind Class Action Gets the Green Light
Aug 5, 2016
Employment Contracts and the Duty to Act Honestly
Jul 15, 2016
Supreme Court Issues Final Word on Code Protections Against Without Cause Dismissal
Jul 5, 2016
The Cure for What Ails You: Court Rejects "Technical Objections" to Termination Provision
Jul 5, 2016
How to Protect Business Property and Information in Commercial Transactions
Mar 10, 2016
Keeping the Faith: Human Rights Damages Awarded to Unqualified Job Applicant
Nov 3, 2015
AODA Update: New Employment Standard Requirements Right Around the Corner
Jul 14, 2015
Handle With Care: Damages May Be Awarded for Unreasonable Disciplinary Action
Jun 25, 2015
The Emaciation of Ontario's Labour Relations Board and Human Rights Tribunal
Jun 22, 2015
Restitutionary Damages: Recent Decisions Affirm Broad Powers of Human Rights Tribunal
Jun 8, 2015
Record High Damages for Workplace Sexual Misconduct in Landmark Human Rights Decision
May 21, 2015
The recent arbitration decision in RockTenn Company of Canada Inc. provides some comfort to employers looking to change their bonus plan criteria or targets.
Feb 5, 2015
Up and Atom: Victory for Federally Regulated Employers as Court Okays Without Cause Dismissals
Dec 19, 2014
Be Prepared: Ontario Enacts Significant Changes to Employment Laws