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Feb 3, 2021 |

Reviewing Employment Contracts in the Aftermath of Waksdale

On January 14, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada refused an application for leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal’s judgment in Waksdale v...
Aug 12, 2020 |

Termination Of Employment During COVID-19 PART 2

In part 1, which can be found here, we reviewed the circumstances in which an employer may terminate the employment of one or more employees...
Aug 12, 2020 |

Termination Of Employment During COVID-19 PART 1

It is undeniable that Ontario’s economy has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many employers are in the unfortunate position ...
Apr 23, 2020 |

PART 2: COVID-19 and the Workplace: Key Considerations for Employers

*This is part two of SV Law’s COVID-19 and the Workplace: Key Considerations for Employers. It will be most helpful to read part one here f...
Apr 23, 2020 |

PART 1: COVID-19 and the Workplace: Key Considerations for Employers

*This is part one of SV Law’s COVID-19 and the Workplace: Key Considerations for Employers. It will be most helpful to read part two here&n...
Feb 21, 2020 |

Top 20 Employment Law Frequently Asked Questions

Author’s Note: This article is written to address the questions of provincially regulated employees in a non-unionized setting.  Employment...
Apr 2, 2019 |

Understanding Notice of Termination and Termination Pay

Employers are required to give their employees notice of their intention to terminate an employment relationship or pay in lieu of notice. If an empl...
Nov 9, 2018 |

PET FRIENDLY WORKPLACES: Legal Issues for Employers to Consider

In recent years we have witnessed an increasing amount of businesses and workplaces opening their doors to our four-legged fluffy friends. Some employ...
Oct 17, 2018 |

Cannabis in the Workplace

On October 17, 2018 cannabis was legalized under the Cannabis Act, S.C. 2018, c. 16. The significant changes to the legality of cannabis raises new q...
May 14, 2018 |

Employment Law Implications When Buying or Selling a Business

When negotiating the agreement of purchase and sale of a business, the vendor and the purchaser must consider the complex legal issues that can arise ...
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