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LAWSUIT TACKLES DENIAL OF WSIB BENEFITS FOR CHRONIC MENTAL STRESS

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2528″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]A new lawsuit could bring Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) benefits to hundreds of Ontario workers suffering from chronic work-related mental stress.

HIRING ONE EMPLOYEE MAY RESULT IN CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL OF ANOTHER

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2791″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Constructive dismissal and sexual harassment are two topics that we have blogged about recently to highlight how important it is for employers to be aware of these concepts.

WHAT BILL 132, THE SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT ACTION PLAN, MEANS FOR EMPLOYERS

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”2002″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Jian Ghomeshi. Bill Cosby. Liberal MPs Scott Andrews and Massimo Pacetti. We have seen shocking allegations of sexual harassment and violence in the workplace over the past year. Perhaps the one silver lining is that these high-profile cases have highlighted the deficiencies in the way that many workplaces address allegations […]

A Year After Ghomeshi: Ontario Proposes New Sexual Harassment Law

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”2018″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Almost a year ago, Jian Ghomeshi, the former host of the internationally-syndicated CBC Radio program Q, was dismissed from his employment amidst allegations of sexual assault against past female partners. The barrage of additional allegations of sexual harassment and bullying by Mr. Ghomeshi against his CBC co-workers highlight deficiencies in […]