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Employee dismissed for not submitting doctor’s note in timely fashion

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice found that a 14–year employee’s failure to provide a doctor’s note for her absences in a timely fashion did not amount to misconduct sufficient to warrant her dismissal without notice.

Firefighter reinstated after being dismissed for sexually harassing a co–worker

A male firefighter who was fired for discriminating and sexually harassing a female co–worker at a work Christmas party has been reinstated.

Human rights claims by former employee barred by terms of final release received on termination

Recently, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decided that it would have been an abuse of process to allow a former employee’s human rights complaint to continue.

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Cristina Lavecchia

Cristina is an editor and researcher at First Reference. She is a licensed paralegal and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science major at York University. During Cristina's paralegal and undergraduate studies she studied employment standards, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance. Read more

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