Month: December 2017

Corporate Holiday Party Time

It’s that time of year again!  Holiday parties are in full swing.  While the focus is on celebration and cheer, employers must keep in mind that without proper planning, the celebrations may result in legal liability. Aside from excessive drinking at work functions, the most common legal issue employers face is sexual harassment, an issue […]

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Bill 148 – Amendments to the Employment Standards Act: Are You Ready?

On November 27, 2017, Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, received Royal Assent. The Bill brings the most significant changes to the Employment Standards Act (the “ESA”) that we have seen in approximately two decades.  Some of the changes come into effect as early as December 3, 2017, with the most significant amendments coming […]

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