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Tribunal finds limits on mental health claims unconstitutional

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.

 

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The enforceability of termination provisions within contracts of employment

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The employment relationship is a contractual one whether or not a contract of employment was signed. Contracts can be express or implied contracts, i.e., you agree to work and I agree to pay you. Verbal bargains are nearly always upheld as long as those implied contracts are governed by particular employment standards and obligations established by the common law.

 

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WSIB introduces safe communities incentive program

Do you, like 98 percent of Ontario businesses, employ 100 or fewer employees? Then you should try SCIP-ing into spring with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board’s Safe Communities Incentive Program.

 

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