The weird world of employment law sometimes compels employees to go back to work for the very employer which fired them. Recently, just such a case played out in the Ontario Superior Court. (In PDF)
A case decided by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice last month is a potent reminder of how difficult it is for employers to justify terminations for cause, even when the employee’s workplace behaviour is highly questionable. (In PDF)
The vice-chair of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal just ruled that an employer and manager were both liable for discrimination on the ground of sex when an employee was denied work and then terminated without notice after approaching the manager to voice her concerns about new form-fitting uniforms that made her uncomfortable because they would highlight her already visible pregnancy.