Krmpotic v.s Thunder Bay Electronics Limited

In a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision, the court upheld a $50,000 award for Aggravated damages ordered to an employee due to the manner in which they were dismissed. The 59-year-old employee, Mr. Krmpotic, worked for the Company, Thunder Bay Electronics Limited, as a Building Maintenance Supervisor, for nearly 30 years. After sustaining work-related […]

Navigating Compliance Training in Canada: Ensuring Success and Mitigating Risks

Keeping your employees safe, informed, and compliant with regulations is a crucial aspect of running a successful business. While the specific requirements can vary depending on factors such as location and industry, understanding the importance and benefits of compliance training is essential for every employer. By proactively addressing potential compliance issues through training, you can […]

Life After Bill 148: What is “Equal Pay for Equal Work”?

By: Jordan Rodney for TLOMA Today | Chief among the sweeping legislative changes to the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) introduced by the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (“Bill 148”) was to the Act’s “Equal Pay for Equal Work” provision. The Ontario government has championed the significance of this amendment by indicating that, “Ontario will become the first jurisdiction […]

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