Human Resources and Health and Safety Information Ontario

Employment Law Legal Services in Vaughan

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The firm is focused on working with employers to understand their business objectives and providing effective solutions to their employment law issues. We provide legal representation before the Human Rights, WSIB Appeals and the Employment Standards tribunals. We provide clients with timely legal services in the following issues: Employment... Read More ››

Commissioner of Oaths in Vaughan, Woodbridge, Concord, Richmond Hill, Markham

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Commissioners of oaths are persons who are empowered under provincial legislation to administer and witness the swearing of oaths or solemn affirmations in the taking of an affidavit for any potential legal matter. Commissioners of oaths are also empowered to witness any declaration as required under a statute. The person... Read More ››

“Not the right fit”? Fired hours after MOL inspector’s visit, employee awarded $19,000 in damages

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Employers who have bona fide reasons for dismissing an employee should avoid using “not the right fit”. They should also show up at Ontario Labour Relations Board hearings. An employee who was dismissed hours after a Ministry of Labour inspector’s visit, was fired in retaliation for raising safety issues and was... Read More ››

Workplace Harassment or Not?

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Jeff is asked by his boss Adela what time he came into work that morning and what time he left the night before.  Is this harassment? The Treasury Board of Canada’s harassment policy defines harassment as consisting of repeated and persistent behaviours towards an individual to torment, undermine, frustrate,... Read More ››

Ministry of Labour 2015/2016 Inspection Blitz Schedule

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Province-wide workplace inspection blitzes: 2015-2016 Focus Program Sector/Business Type Date Precarious Employment Employment Standards Janitorial, Security, Business Services, Fitness and Recreation Centres, Amusement, Recreation Industries May – July 2015 Struck By Hazards Health and Safety Construction May – June 2015 Temporary Foreign Workers Employment Standards Restaurants and other sectors known to employ temporary foreign... Read More ››