Overtime Pay in Ontario for Salaried Employees

Overtime Pay in Ontario for Salaried Employees

Employment Standards Act Section 22(1), under Part VIII of Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) states that “an employer shall pay an employee overtime pay of at least one and one-half times his or her regular rate for each hour of work in excess of 44...
Family Status Discrimination

Family Status Discrimination

Section 5 of the Ontario Human Rights Code (the “Code”) protects from discrimination and harassment in the workplace, including on the basis of family status. What is “Family Status?” The Code defines “family status” as the status of being in a parent and child...
Examples of Wrongful Dismissal

Examples of Wrongful Dismissal

Wrongful Dismissal is where an employer has dismissed an employee, but the termination breaches either the terms of the contract of employment, a statutory provision, or an aspect of common law that cannot be contracted out.  The following are some examples of...