Occupational Health & Safety

Occupational Health & Safety Ontario In Ontario, Canada, employers are required by provincial law to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for their employees. The Ontario Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations are enforced to protect workers from potential work hazards. Employers are required to uphold these regulations and create safe work environments. In this…

Workplace Policies

Workplace policies are decisive in the creation and maintenance of healthy, productive, and legally compliant work environments. Learning how to implement these policies is essential for both employers and employees located in Ontario. This article will analyze the significance of workplace policies in this province. The focus will be on key policies such as policies…

Exit Agreements

Exit Agreements At the end of an employment relationship, exit agreements may be used to set out the legal terms between the employer and employee related to the termination of their relationship. In this article, we will explain the importance and key components of exit agreements in Ontario. In addition, we will explain the customized…

Human Rights Violations

Human Rights Lawyers Despite the considerable achievements Ontario has made in the protection of human rights, instances of human rights violations still confront the province. For instance, 66% of respondents to a survey conducted by the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) believe that some forms of discrimination remain a problem in Ontario. Fortunately, due to…

Pay Equity

Pay Equity Lawyers Many employees do not receive equal compensation for performing the same tasks under the same conditions as their coworkers. For the workers facing this situation, it can be very challenging to demand equal compensation in their workplace, particularly if they lack familiarity with the laws and regulations governing pay equity and have…

Severance Packages

Severance Package Lawyer  Dealing with the loss of a job can be overwhelming for employees. When this occurs, employees are forced to navigate complex legal and financial affairs that are likely unfamiliar to them.  This article provides a comprehensive analysis of severance packages in Ontario. We will explore severance agreements, the differences between severance pay…

Leaves of Absence

Leaves of Absence Employers and employees in Ontario familiar with labor laws and standards are aware that employees can request legally protected leaves of absence. In Ontario, as in other Canadian provinces, federal and provincial standards regulate leaves of absence. Ontario’s laws authorize leaves of absence and protect the job security of employees who take…

Executive Severance

Executive Severance Executive severance pay is a comprehensive compensation package provided to C-level executives whose employment is severed due to dismissal, lay-offs, or mutual agreement to part ways. This package typically includes elements like salary, bonuses, equity, employee stock options, restricted shares, group benefits, pension contributions, and reimbursement for specific expenses. It goes beyond mere…

Employment Contracts

What is an Employment Contract? Prior to commencing a new job or experiencing changes or promotions in your current role, your employer may ask you to sign a written employment contract. It is essential to recognize the significance of these contracts and have a clear understanding of their terms to safeguard your rights and foster…

Termination Without Cause

Navigating Termination Without Cause in Ontario: Key Considerations for Employers and Employees Whether you are an employee who has been fired from your job or an employer who is thinking about terminating an employee’s contract, it is important to know the law when it comes to termination without cause in Ontario.   In order to validly dismiss…