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Frustration of contract due to terminal illness
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently concluded that when the employee who subsequently passed away took a leave of absence after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, the contract became frustrated because it was highly unlikely he would ever recover…
Duty to make your employment practices accessible
Effective January 1, 2016, under the employment standards of the AODA, organizations with 50 or more employees have to have measures in place to make their employment practices accessible.
Perhaps there is such a thing as a free lunch
An Alberta labour arbitrator concluded that, although an employee consumed store product without first paying for it, the employer’s termination of the employee with cause was not warranted.