After July 1st, public holiday pay will be equal to the total amount of regular wages earned and vacation pay payable to the employee in the four work weeks prior to the week in which the public holiday occurs, divided by 20.
The viral social media campaign shed light on the pervasiveness of this behaviour in the entertainment and political arenas. Yet it’s become clear that sexual harassment extends far beyond into nearly every workplace in every industry.
What can an employer do about negative online reviews? What if the online reviews left by a disgruntled employee and border on being defamatory?
This case reinforces the importance of having your policies with respect to bonus payments clearly and unambiguously set out in the bonus program document or in an employee’s contract of employment.
If the employee needs time off to be with a sick child, or additional bereavement leave, or simply encouragement in their role, HR should provide it (within reason of course).
The ESA is by no means intended to limit an employer’s ability to provide an employee with entitlements greater than those prescribed.
If a business is sold and the new owner keeps the employees, have they entered into a new contract of employment or do the old contracts remain in effect?
Don’t sign a job offer until you thoroughly review it and obtain legal advice from an employment lawyer that can do employment contract reviews.
Except in limited circumstances, the new Police Records Check Reform Act now prohibits disclosure of mental health records and non-conviction records.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. - Benjamin Franklin In Ontario, perhaps we can add challenges to termination clauses to this list. Over the past few years, we have seen countless cases in which dismissed employees have argued that, for one reason or another, they should not be held to the terms of the termination clause in their employment agreement.
Can employees - and more importantly, whether employees should - record conversations with coworkers or their employer in their workplace in Canada?