On June 5, 2019, the Ontario government introduced Bill 124 – the Protecting Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019 – which imposes restrictions on wage increases and compensation for a variety of unionized and non-unionized workers in Ontario over the next 3 years. The Bill establishes a series of 3-year “modernization periods” depending […]
In a recent 2019 decision, Bassanese v. German Canadian News Company Limited et al., the Court has concluded that an employer can be held vicariously liable where one employee assaults another employee. This case involved two employees who did not like each other. Dhanani was employed as an accounts receivable clerk. Bassanese worked in an […]
The Court of Appeal of Ontario has recently affirmed the Colistro v. Tbaytel decision from the Superior Court. This case involved allegations by an employee who commenced an action for constructive dismissal, intentional infliction of mental suffering, and wrongful dismissal. Colistro worked for Tbaytel, and its predecessor, the City of Thunder Bay, for nearly 20 […]
The Ontario Court of Appeal has concluded that there is no the tort of harassment in Ontario. By way of background, the employee was a junior RCMP constable when he began and had been promoted to sergeant. The relationship between management and the employee became tense when the employee ran for a nomination for a […]
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