Advocate Daily, Employment legislation switch leaves lawyers, HR consultants scrambling (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Fixed-fee services becoming more attractive to clients (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, MacLeod Law Firm adds new associate (Doug MacLeod)

REMI Network, Cannabis legalization calls for drug policies (Doug MacLeod)

Law Times, Pot legalization could spike human rights complaints (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, A benefit of working past 65: employee benefits must continue (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Employment law update: mid-year report (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Seminars to review significant human rights, labour law issues (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Employers must probe any claims of work harassment (Doug MacLeod)

CPA Canada, Ageism is alive and thriving in our workforce, limiting older employees, say experts (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, The Cost of Terminating an Employee When a Business is Sold (Doug MacLeod)

Lawyer’s Daily, More than Half of Employer Worried about Marijuana Legislation (Nicole Simes)

Advocate Daily, More Changes to Ontario Employment Laws (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Employer Obligations: Pregnancy & Parental Leave (Doug MacLeod)

Fulcrum Search Science, Will Your Employee Termination Clauses Stand Up In Court? (Doug MacLeod)

Lawyer’s Weekly, Being part of the team (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Probationary clause gets employer into hot water (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, What triggers the duty to inquire about a mental illness? (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Litigation risk associated with employee terminations (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Social aspect a significant upside of working onsite (Doug MacLeod)

Canadian HR Reporter, The basics: Just cause for termination (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Internal investigations officer like ‘preventative medicine’ (Doug MacLeod)

First Reference, Establishing just cause for termination (Doug MacLeod)

First Reference, Ontario judge strikes down yet another termination clause (Doug MacLeod)

First Reference, Employment contracts may need to be amended because of a recent Court of Appeal decision (Doug MacLeod)

First Reference, OHSA workplace harassment amendments to take effect September 8, 2016: Are you ready? (Doug MacLeod)

First Reference, Ontario Court of Appeal upholds decision to reinstate disabled employee with 10 years back pay: Will human rights litigation ever be the same again? (Doug MacLeod)

First Reference, Accommodating disabled employees: Can an employee demand to work at a different workplace? (Doug MacLeod)

First Reference, Disabled employee earning $22,000 per year awarded $110,000 damages (Doug MacLeod)

First Reference, Employee or contractor? That is the $64,000 question (Doug MacLeod)

First Reference, Accommodating the disabled employee: The individual accommodation plan (Doug MacLeod)

First Reference, Wrongful dismissal: The latest from Ontario’s Court of Appeal (Doug MacLeod)

Law Times, The moving target of constructive dismissal law (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Employment Act should be backed by education, enforcement: MacLeod (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Top 10 employment law stories of 2015 (Doug MacLeod)

Law Times, Rusonik settles with former employee (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Detailed employment contracts can keep companies out of court (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Three ways to minimize termination pay (Doug MacLeod)

CondoBusiness, When The Personal Becomes Professional (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Employers unlikely to comply with rules without consequences (Doug MacLeod)

Law Times, Focus: Employers urged to prepare for new AODA requirements (Doug MacLeod)

Lawyer’s Weekly, Employee discipline requires discretion

Advocate Daily, How employment contracts, consultation prevent legal fires (Doug MacLeod)

CanLII Connects, Employee awarded $ 150 000 in general damages for sexual harassment (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, The cost of firing an employee for filing a complaint (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Less rigid approach to discipline effective for law firms (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Setting departure terms in contract can lessen disruption (Doug MacLeod)

PRWeb, Toronto Employment Lawyer Doug MacLeod Comments on Managing Employees with Mental Disabilities in Ontario, Canada (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily,  Action plan’s pledge to change OHSA may not be sensible (Doug MacLeod)

PRWeb, Toronto Employment Lawyer, Doug MacLeod, Comments on Ontario’s Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment in the Workplace (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Fully investigating discrimination complaints safest move for employers (Doug MacLeod)

PRWeb, Disability Laws Are Overwhelming Small Employers in Ontario, Canada Says Employment Lawyer Doug MacLeod (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Family hires must sink or swim on their own (Doug MacLeod)

Lawyer’s Weekly, Tight family ties can choke firms (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, How to prevent a poisoned work environment (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Contractors and the duty to accommodate (Doug MacLeod)

CanLII Connects, Discrimination ruling good news for employees (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Discrimination ruling good news for employees (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Human rights update (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Approval of Target Canada employee trust good news for workers (Doug MacLeod)

First Reference, The top 10 employment law stories of 2014 (Doug MacLeod)

PRWeb, Doug MacLeod comments on Five Employment Law Realities in Ontario (Doug MacLeod)

PRWeb, Doug MacLeod provides tips to employers about the upcoming holiday season (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Termination upheld for firefighter axed over sexist tweets (Doug MacLeod)

Macleans, Is this a watershed in battle against sexual harassment? (Nicole Simes)

PRWeb, Doug MacLeod comments on the Ontario Liberal government’s introduction of employee friendly labour laws for distribution (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Mandate outlined by CBC raises legal question (Doug MacLeod)

CondoBusiness, Building services providers and termination pay (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Workshop to discuss managing disabled employees (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Termination pay for non-employees (Doug MacLeod)

PRWeb, Toronto Employment Lawyer Comments On What He Considers Mental Gymnastics From Ontario’s Highest Court (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Amended act will allow for more time off work (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Unpredictable decisions make it difficult to give sound advice (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, SCC ruling reduces wrongful dismissal court costs (Doug MacLeod)

The Star, Court opens way to faster settlements of wrongful dismissal cases (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Tips for corporations doing business in Ontario (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Decision underlines difficulty of justifying random testing  (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Fixed schedule ruling unlikely to open floodgates (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Seminar targets business owners, HR employees (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Ignorance of law no defence under Ontario’s accessibility law (Doug MacLeod)

Macleans, Open secrets online: What’s personal and what’s corporate? (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Drawing the line between personal, corporate online presence (Doug MacLeod)

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

Advocate Daily, Doug MacLeod speaking on employee termination in Barrie (Doug MacLeod)

Law Times, Is Small Claims Court a good venue for wrongful dismissal cases? (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Small claims limit increase big reason for more cases (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Event aims to raise $100,000 for Parkinson’s research (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Code of conduct can protect employer’s reputation (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Employment reforms could overwhelm small businesses (Doug MacLeod)

Lawyer’s Weekly, Employers may face liability for monitoring e-mail (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Cases should hit home for employers monitoring emails (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Asking applicant age qualifies as discrimination (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Social media matters in the workplace (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, How employers can avoid fines up to $500K (Doug MacLeod)

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

Advocate Daily, What to consider after job termination (Doug MacLeod)

Advocate Daily, Maternity leave part of a long-term investment, says MacLeod (Doug MacLeod)


On October 25, 2016 Doug spoke to the Barrie Chapter of the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario about accommodating employees with mental disabilities.

On October 18, 2016 Doug spoke at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s 17th Annual Employment Law Summit about the enforceability of termination clauses in written employment contracts.

On  May 26, 2016 Doug spoke at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Six Minute Employment Lawyer about changes to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act.

On February 18, 2016 Doug conducted a webinar on Employment Law Matters in Small Claims Court.

On November 15, 2015 Doug spoke to the HRPA Kingston Chapter on whether offensive statements made on personal time or on social media are just cause for termination.

On October 22, 2015 Doug spoke at the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) HR Law Conference. He sat on a panel discussing Employee Misconduct, Suspensions & Disability Leave.

On December 2, 2015 Doug spoke at the Canadian Sharing Economy Symposium on the implications of a Changing Workforce such as Uber drivers on Ontario’s labour laws.


Advocate Daily, Toronto Employment Lawyer Doug MacLeod talks about recent California Uber decision

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.

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

City News, Mother claims a niqab wearing school bus driver poses a security risk

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 says even as a small business Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act applies to you.

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.

Advocate Daily, Toronto employment lawyer Doug MacLeod says employers need to put workplace social media policies in place.

Advocate Daily, Toronto employment lawyer Doug MacLeod tells AdvocateDaily.com how small businesses should handle disabled employees.


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