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Articles – Employment and Human Rights

Lawyers Daily, Genetic discrimination unclear in provincial law

Advocate Daily, Fired and your union won’t help? Options to consider

Advocate Daily, An end to legislated age discrimination?

Advocate Daily, Employees’ rights and the legalization of cannabis

Advocate Daily, Many barriers to random drug-testing programs for employers

Advocate Daily, The case for applications instead of actions in wrongful dismissal cases

Advocate Daily, Can an employer force you to take a drug test?

Advocate Daily, ONCA summary judgment not so simplified

Advocate Daily, Autism service dogs in the classroom: a human right?

Advocate Daily, Court says no just cause for Humane Society

Advocate Daily, Is asking about age in an interview discrimination?

Canadian Lawyer & Law Times, Paralegal awarded $22,000 in harassment case

Toronto Star, Toronto woman says fellow bank customer made anti-Asian slurs

Advocate Daily, ESA reform aims to improve plight for at-risk workers

Lawyers Weekly, Accommodation Requests Must be Carefully Considered: Nicole Simes

Advocate Daily, MacLeod Law Firm expands with new associate, Nadia Halum

Advocate Daily, OCA decision may spark increase in human rights court cases

Law Times, Off-duty conduct increasingly under scrutiny: lawyers

CanLII Connects, Give HRTO power to award costs: Simes

Benefits Canada, How to support transgender employees

Find Law, ‘Poisoned’ kitchen culture promotes sexual harassment

CanLII Connects, Landmark human rights damages award likely to spur more claims

Advocate Daily, Mohamed Fahmy files $100M lawsuit against his employer Al Jazeera

Advocate Daily, Systemic discrimination and long-term human rights violations

Advocate Daily, Gaps exist for employees with no medical, dental benefits

CanLII Connects, Accommodation goes both ways for employers, employees

Advocate Daily, Pregnancy, parental and maternity leave 101

CanLII Connects, Discrimination ruling good news for employees

PRWeb, Toronto Employment Lawyer Comments on Accommodating Disabilities in the Workplace

Advocate Daily, Fixed-term contracts: What happens when they end?

Advocate Daily, Benefits, promotions cannot be offered based on gender

Advocate Daily, Why spying on your ex (or anyone else) will cost you

Canadian Lawyer, Lawyers and paralegals can’t charge to bring HRTO case on someone’s behalf

Macleans, Is this a watershed in battle against sexual harassment?

Advocate Daily, Mandate outlined by CBC raises legal question

Advocate Daily, HRTO fee decision sends message

Advocate Daily, ‘Context is everything’ when it comes to harassment

Advocate Daily, Reinstatement not a universal remedy

Advocate Daily, SCC ruling reduces wrongful dismissal court costs

The Star, Court opens way to faster settlements of wrongful dismissal cases

Advocate Daily, Decision underlines difficulty of justifying random testing 

Advocate Daily, Fixed schedule ruling unlikely to open floodgates

Advocate Daily, Ignorance of law no defence under Ontario’s accessibility law 

Macleans, Open secrets online: What’s personal and what’s corporate?

Advocate Daily, Drawing the line between personal, corporate online presence

Lawyers Weekly, Not all offers of re-employment are equal

Advocate Daily, Legal terms of re-employment within company may be complicated

The Star, AODA and Small business: Severe penalties for lack of accessibility for the disabled

Advocate Daily, Time of growth at MacLeod Law Firm

Law Times, Is Small Claims Court a good venue for wrongful dismissal cases?

Advocate Daily, Small claims limit increase big reason for more cases

Advocate Daily, Event aims to raise $100,000 for Parkinson’s research

Advocate Daily, Cases should hit home for employers monitoring emails

Advocate Daily, Asking applicant age qualifies as discrimination

Advocate Daily, Waitress’s termination “unfair,” MacLeod says

Advocate Daily, What to consider after job termination


Videos – Employment and Human Rights 

Canada Talks, What She Said! Sexualized dress codes open employers to liability

Advocate Daily, Toronto employment lawyers Doug MacLeod and Nicole Simes, of MacLeod Law Firm, face off: Be it resolved that an employer should never terminate an employee when they return from maternity leave.

The National, Harassment Awareness

City News, Federal agents entitled to fixed shifts due to child care, appeal court rules

Advocate Daily, Toronto employment lawyers Doug MacLeod and Nicole Simes face off: be it resolved that terminated employees should be required to actively seek employment.

Advocate Daily, Toronto employment lawyers Doug MacLeod and Nicole Simes, of MacLeod Law Firm, face off: Be it resolved that employers should always give a reference.

Advocate Daily, Toronto employment lawyer Doug MacLeod says more health and safety obligation are soon to be imposed on Ontario’s employers.

Advocate Daily, Toronto Employment Lawyer Doug MacLeod says there are conflicting decisions on what is an employer’s duty to give time off to allow an employee to care for children or parents.

Advocate Daily, Toronto Employment Lawyer Doug MacLeod explains why employment contracts should be reviewed regularly.

Advocate Daily, Employers need to stay on top of their obligations under Health and Safety legislation, says Toronto employment lawyer Doug MacLeod.

Advocate Daily, Toronto employment lawyer Doug MacLeod says just because you call someone an independent contractor doesn’t mean they are.

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