Legal Words

By Megan Burkett

Most companies would prefer to avoid terminating pregnant, disabled or older employees due to the risk involved. However, a company may be considering these terminations for reasons such as company restructuring, performance concerns or an employee failing to satisfy obligations under the accommodation process.

By Heather Hudson

What issue costs Canadian employers $77.9 million every year? Domestic violence – it’s an answer that may be surprising to some.

By Michael P. Fitzgibbon

Positions can become entrenched very quickly in employment disputes.

By Brenda Clark, CHRE

Among HR’s many roles, human resources professionals are responsible for ensuring their organizations comply with labour and employment law.

By Joel Smith

A recent decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (ONSC) serves to remind employers of the serious – and expensive – risks associated with alleging just cause for termination without a reasonable basis for doing so.

By Kelly VanBuskirk

Every once in a while, a Canadian employment law case causes employers to rethink their management practices.