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Upcoming Events

March 27, 2020

Webinar: The Ins & Outs of Temporary Layoffs

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Postponed - new date TBC

Managing Employee Conflict Before it Escalates

Postponed - new date TBC

Accommodating Complex Cases: Mental Health, Disability, Religion and Family Status

May 28, 2020

Designing An Effective Performance Management and Employee Discipline System

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What We’re Saying

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  • Leaves, Layoffs and Declared Emergencies: The Latest COVID-19 Updates for Employers

    Brian, March 19, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people and businesses around the world. With the situation changing rapidly, here are some updates that Ontario employers (and employees) need to know. I also recommend you read Asha’s blog post from last week which has lots of great information. COVID-19 Job Protected Leave Passed On Thursday, March 19, the […]

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  • Emerging Questions Regarding Coronavirus (CO-VID-19)

    Asha, March 11, 2020

    Since our February 28th blog on the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have received numerous inquiries from employers seeking guidance on their obligation to protect the safety of all employees in the workplace, without infringing on the rights of employees contractually and from a human rights perspective. This is a quickly evolving issue that is creating increasing […]

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  • Tribunals disclosing adjudicative records – new law and new concerns records

    Alison, March 6, 2020

    In July 2019, the Tribunal Adjudicative Records Act, 2019 (“TARA”) became effective legislation. While it is a very brief statute, with only 8 sections, it has the potential for big impact. Let me explain why. Essentially TARA makes available to the public “adjudicative records” that specified administrative tribunals have in their possession for matters that […]

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1443 Hurontario Street, Suite 201
Mississauga, ON L5G 3H5
T 905.486.1991 | F 905.486.1992




1443 Hurontario Street, Suite 201
Mississauga, ON L5G 3H5
T 905.486.1991 | F 905.486.1992


205 King Street
St. Catharines, ON L2R 3J5
T 844.674.0290 | F 905.486.1992

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