A recent preliminary ruling in a complaint of unjust dismissal held that an employer would not be permitted to assert dismissal for misconduct because, according to the adjudicator, the issue had already been determined in an EI Officer’s decision to award EI benefits to the dismissed employee.
A recent Divisional Court decision has confirmed that employees with mental stress injuries suffered at work must receive Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) benefits and may not sue for damages.
On March 21, 2019, Bill 66, the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2019, was referred for third reading in the Ontario Legislature by the Standing Committee on General Government, with amendments to the Labour Relations Act changes.
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