• Richard Johnson Quoted in Lawyers Daily: Bill 177

    … Richard Johnson lends his insight on the recent legislative changes around Domestic Violence Leave in Lawyers Daily Read on to learn why Ontario’s Bill 177 may be progressive for employees facing domestic abuse, but it could pose logistical hurdles for business owners HERE. The post Richard Johnson Quoted in Lawyers Daily: Bill 177 appeared first on . …

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  • Should I Ask for a Criminal Record Check? 4 Tips for Employers

    … (PIC) policy as a result of the recommendations in that report. According to the VPD, their new policy, which can be found here, balances the public safety interests and human rights of citizens. In the meantime, we thought it would be helpful to revisit the issue here in our blog, and provide guidance to employers wanting to request police…

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  • Just Cause: Consider the Context

    …. If an employer has “just cause” to dismiss an employee, the employer is NOT legally required to provide the employee with reasonable notice of termination (or severance in lieu of that notice). Serious misconduct required. As we have discussed elsewhere in this blog , just cause will generally exist if an employee has been guilty of serious…

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  • Need a Green Card for Your Nanny? Good News!

    … visa? To apply for an EB-3 visa, an applicant will need to demonstrate the following: A permanent, full-time job offer from a U.S. employer. Labor certification – The employer and his/her Miami immigration lawyer will need to obtain an approved labor certification from the U.S. Department of Labor. The labor certification confirms…

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  • Manager or Employee – Why Does It Matter?

    … holidays, but managers are not. Given this, employers looking to cut costs might be tempted to start using the Manager title more liberally. Not so fast. Just calling a person a manager is not enough to make him one. Rather, it is the substance of a person’s employment – what the worker actually does on a daily basis – that determines whether he…

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  • Employees, Social Media and Just Cause: Lessons for Employers

    … to insubordination. In each of Chatham-Kent (Municipality) v CAW-Canada Local 127, Lougheed Imports Ltd v UFCW Local 1518 and Wasaya Airways LP v ALPA, a unionized employee was dismissed for making negative, offensive comments about his/her employer on a blog or Facebook page. In each case, the employee’s termination was upheld by the arbitrator…

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