Williams HR Law LLP

Potential Liability for Negative Employment References

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2119″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]At the end of an employment relationship, the question of references often arises. In some cases, an employer cannot honestly provide a positive reference to a departing employee.

ESA Exemptions Consultation Deadline Extended

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2695″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]On October 18, 2017, the Ontario government launched a public consultation on certain exemptions under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA”). The focus of the first phase of the consultation includes the widely used exemptions of IT professionals and managerial and supervisory employees from entitlement to overtime pay under the ESA. The […]