Term Contracts – What is Future Proofing? And What Should You Do About It?

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Earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeals sent a clear statement to employers: A poorly written term contract will cost you. In Covenoho v. Pendylum Ltd., 2017 ONCA 284, the court ruled that when a termination clause will breach the Employment Standards Act (ESA) in the future, such clause is void and, therefore, unable… Read more »

2016 Was a Tough Year for Workplace Safety in Ontario | 5 Takeaways for Your Business

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From fines for failure to pay, to on the job injuries and even workplace fatalities, Ontario businesses faced high fines and employees faced workplace accidents in 2016. While workplace injuries and accidents can cost your business hundreds of thousands of dollars annually in workers’ compensation claims and fines, the real cost is to employees who… Read more »