Rayaz Khan is a labour and employment lawyer with Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP in Toronto.
These are the views of the author and not necessarily those of Benefits Canada.
The possible legal ramifications of publicity placing a current or past employee in a false light is an issue employers should keep in mind in 2022 and beyond. The relevant case, Yenovkian v Gulian, represents the first time in Canada that the tort of publicity placing someone in a false light was recognized. Since the […]
On the heels of the World Health Organization declaring the novel coronavirus a global pandemic on March 11, 2020, Canada’s federal government rolled out several programs to support employers and employees through this once-in-a-century crisis. Almost three weeks after the pandemic declaration by the WHO the federal government introduced the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy on […]
In June, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v Heller, dismissing an appeal of a decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal that held that the arbitration clause contained in Uber’s standard form service agreement was invalid due to unconscionability and because it contracted out of the Employment Standards Act. […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has created many complicated issues for employers. Prudent employers should ensure they’re aware of the resources that may be available during this uncertain time when information regarding government support is rapidly changing. Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy On March 30, the federal government announced the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, a program that will […]