Courts in Canada have long dealt with human rights issues in the context of workplace policies, including drug and alcohol policies. The competing interests are clear. On one hand, workplaces have an interest in promoting and enhancing safety at work through workplace policies. On the other hand, drug and alcohol … Continue reading
In the realm of employment law, it isn’t at all uncommon for clients to advise that they have suffered harassment at the hands of their employer – but until now, it has been unheard of that a Court would award damages in such circumstances.
Peter Merrifeld (Plaintiff) … Continue reading
“My Employer Didn’t Pay Me, Now What?”
I often get calls from prospective clients who have not been paid by their employer for a period of time, sometimes as long as a few months. In some instances, the issue stems from the employer being a start-up company, and in other … Continue reading