Category: Workplace Safety and Insurance Act

All We Do Is Work

By , October 31, 2017 9:23 am

This blog introduces you to all members of the firm and describes the kinds of cases we handle.     OUR PEOPLE Nicole Simes has been working with me for more than four years. She represents and advises employers and employees. She spends a lot of her time in court and at administrative tribunals: she Continue Reading…

WSIB to Overhaul Employer Premium Rate System

By , May 16, 2017 5:02 pm

WSIB has held ongoing consultations with various stakeholders over the years regarding how it assesses employer premiums. Several concerns have emerged, including inconsistent classifications of employers and inconsistent premiums being assigned to similar employers. Recently, the WSIB published its report on how it will modernize the Rate Framework for WSIB employees. This will take effect Continue Reading…

Doing Business in Ontario: Five Workplace Laws that Employers Need to Know

By , February 2, 2016 9:07 am

Doing Business in Ontario: Five Workplace Laws that Employers Need to Know The employment relationship is heavily regulated in Ontario. This blog identifies five laws that apply to most workplaces. Employment Standards Act. This law sets out the minimum terms and conditions of employment that are deemed to be included in all employment contracts. This Continue Reading…

An employee is an employee is an employee. Or is she?

By , November 3, 2015 10:00 am

Did you know that an individual is an “employee” or “worker” under some employment legislation, but not others? As an employer, it is important for you to know whether an individual is an employee; otherwise, your organization may inadvertently not be complying with one or more of Ontario’s employment laws. Here is some information for Continue Reading…

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