January 21, 2020

New Article:

Beware the Untrained Investigator


Workplace investigations are complex and require guidance from experienced counsel.  The recent decision in Western Forest Products Inc. and United Steelworkers 1-1937 demonstrates how quickly an investigation can fall off the tracks when the investigator lacks experience and training. In this case, two employees were investigated for alleged misconduct and disciplined at the conclusion of the […]

View More
June 28, 2019

New Article:

Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act


As the Legislative Assembly adjourns for the summer, it is a good time for employers to take stock of changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 introduced by Bill 66 including changes to extended workweeks and overtime averaging.

View More
May 16, 2018

Upcoming Webinar:

July 12, Sexual Harassment


Learn the latest on what courts are saying about inappropriate workplace conduct and how to avoid liability.

View More
January 25, 2018

Speaking Events Update:

Six Minute Employment Lawyer


On June 21, Dorian will be presenting at the Six Minute Employment Lawyer hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada on recent changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000.

View More
January 24, 2018

News Update:

Court of Appeal Decision Causes Confusion


After his success at the Ontario Court of Appeal, Dorian was interviewed by Law Times to explain how the decision affects employers going forward.  You can read the decision here.

View More
January 16, 2018

New Article:

Legislative Update


One Resolution all Employers should add to their list in 2018 is understanding the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act. Please join us for a webinar on February 6, 2018 for a full review of the legislative changes you need to be aware of.  In the meantime, here are the highlights. Increase in Minimum Wage: Effective […]

View More
January 10, 2018

News Update:

Win at the Ontario Court of Appeal


We won at the Ontario Court of Appeal! “In terms of how we advise our clients, it doesn’t take much to draft clear language in a termination clause. And it’s a pretty easy step to include a sentence that brings home to the employee exactly what they’re getting and exactly what they’re giving up. We […]

View More