Author Archive - Meghan Ferguson
Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) has found that the limit on mental health claims under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (“WSIA”) is unconstitutional.
An employee can be required to provide proper notice of resignation. Failure to do so could result in the employee paying damages to the employer.
On February 13, 2014, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its decision in Quinte v. Eastwood Mall and certified a class action against the owners of the Mall, the City of Elliot Lake and the Ontario Ministry of Labour. The action was brought by two business owners in the Mall.
The holiday rush has ended. Financial reports are in and layoff notices have been issued to some employees. What about severance pay for seasonal employees?
This month media campaigns are encouraging people to talk about mental illness. This raises the question about whether employees should talk to their employer about mental illness or remain silent for fear of losing their jobs.