Ontario

Ontario /ɒnˈtɛərioʊ/ is one of the ten provinces of Canada, located in east-central Canada. It is Canada's most populous provinceby a large margin, accounting for nearly 40% of all Canadians, and is the second largest province in total area. Ontario is fourth largest in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are included.It is home to the nation's capital city, Ottawa, and the nation's most populous city, Toronto.Ontario is bordered by the province of Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay to the north, and Quebec to the east, and to the south by the U.S. states of Minnesota, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
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    • Human Rights in BC: Should We Follow Ontario’s Example?

      By Erin Brandt. The purposes of our provincial Human Rights Code are to: Foster a society in which there are no impediments to full and free participation in the economic, social, political and cultural life of British Columbia. Promote a climate of understanding and mutual respect where all are equal in dignity and rights. Prevent discrimination prohibited by the Code.

      Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 12 readers -
  • Bonuses: Rewarding Performance or Retention?4

    … What happens when a bonus is tied not just to performance, but also retention? And how can both employers and employees safeguard their rights? Richard Johnson considers these questions in his latest case law update. Read Richard’s review of the recent Ontario decision in Bois v. MD Physician Services Inc. here. The post Bonuses: Rewarding Performance or Retention?4 appeared first on . …

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 15 readers -
  • 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…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 9 readers -
  • Employer Forum Recap: Recruitment and Hiring

    … contract”. A dependent contractor is economically dependent on one employer, works exclusively for one employer, and may be entitled to reasonable notice upon termination of the working relationship. Read Trevor’s blog post on a recent court decision out of Ontario here to learn more. Constructive Dismissal. Constructive dismissal occurs when…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 28 readers -
  • The High Cost of Workplace Abuse

    … Contributor, Richard Johnson. Earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeal made an example of Mississauga employer Applied Consumer and Clinical Evaluations (ACCE ) when it ordered it to pay former employee Vicky Struckwick almost a quarter million dollars as compensation for her dismissal and the “campaign of abuse” she suffered…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 21 readers -
  • When Hugging Becomes Harassment

    … to sexual harassment. How does the law protect workers from unwanted touching on the job? Two recent human rights decisions out of BC and Ontario offer some guidance. But first, some background on workplace sexual harassment, from the Supreme Court of Canada… In Janzen v Platy Enterprises Ltd., Canada’s highest court explained that: sexual harassment…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 26 readers -
  • Maternity Leave and Job Protection: Are There Exceptions?

    … in such situations? According to a recent decision from the Ontario Labour Relations Board (the Board), if an employer uses the opportunity of an employee’s statutory leave to restructure, this may lead to sanctions under employment standards legislation. Employment Standards: Lamoureux v. JYSK In Melanie Lamoureux v. JYSK Linen N Furniture Inc…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 36 readers -
  • Holiday Dismissals: What are the Risks for Employers?

    … that a sacking during the summer can. A recent case out of Ontario confirmed that an employee who is dismissed during the summer may be entitled to increased damages if he is negatively affected by the timing of his dismissal. In Fraser v. Canerector Inc., the plaintiff executive was dismissed in June after a relatively short period of employment (34…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 33 readers -
  • National Night Out Bossier & Caddo Parish

    … Lane 400 Block of Ontario Street 300 Block of Gladstone Boulevard 100 Block of South Pointe 900 Block of Captain Shreve 100 Block of Archer 200 Block of East 75th Street 3300 Block of Wheeless Avenue 4 700 Block of Crescent Drive 3400 Block of Broadmoor Boulevard CITY COUNCIL D 7800 Block of Millicent Circle 9400 Block of Prestonwood…

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