When You Can’t Find a Job in Ontario: What You Need To Know

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Whether you’re ready to look for new challenges or find yourself suddenly unemployed, finding a job doesn’t happen overnight. Looking for a new job can be one of the most frustrating and stressful things you’ll ever do. And it can feel even worse if you’re looking for work in southwestern Ontario, where the population is… Read more »

Sexism in the Ontario Workplace

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Whether managers or employees realize it or not, sexism and a lack of equality in the workplace are still present in today’s businesses. Subtle comments or unrealized double standards can hold your workplace back. Harassment and discrimination based on gender are not only harmful to employees but damage the company overall. One of the most… Read more »

Finding Guidance in the Overwhelming World of Ontario Employment Laws

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Running a business in Ontario is hard enough. But add to that the extensive catalog of Ontario employment laws that includes: Public Sector Labour Relations Transition Act, 1997; Accessibility Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005; Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997; Employment Standards Act, 2000; Occupational Health and Safety Act; and Protecting Child Performers Act, 2015…. Read more »

Workplace Safety and Ontario MOL Updates

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The Ministry of Labour recently updated its interpretation of the term “critical injury” with particular attention on clauses 1(d) and 1(e) of the Ontario Health Safety Act. Under OHSA, a “critical injury” is defined as an injury, serious in nature, that (a)       puts life in jeopardy; (b)       results in a state of unconsciousness; (c)      … Read more »