A Summary of Our Recent Blogs on Developments in Ontario’s Employment Laws

Jul 28, 2014

Employee terminations: Information you need to provide your lawyer before terminating an employee.

 Do not terminate an employee before speaking with your employment lawyer. To find out why, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions about Probationary Employees.

Employers often make faulty assumptions about probationary employees. To find out the answers to five questions about these kinds of employees, click here.

Proposed new payroll tax: The Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

The Ontario government has proposed a new mandatory pension plan for private sector employers who do not currently have pension plans. Read more about this proposed payroll tax. Click here.

New Legislation: Mandatory Health & Safety Training

By July 1, 2014 employers should have provided employees with health & safety awareness training. To find out about the content of this mandatory training, click here.

New Legislation: Three Mandatory Childcare Leaves Are Coming This Fall

On October 29, 2014 employees will be entitled to take three new leaves of absences. To read about the implications for small employers, click here.

Wrongful Dismissal Update: A new quick, low cost legal process to decide these cases

Read about this new expeditious, cost effective way to resolve wrongful dismissal cases. Click here.

Human Rights Update: Damages for discrimination based on sexual orientation

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees cannot be discriminated against or harassed at work. Find out about their rights under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Click here.

For the past 25 years, Doug MacLeod of the MacLeod Law Firm has been advising employers on all aspects of the employment relationship. If you have any questions, you can contact him at 416 317-9894 or at [email protected]

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