Released on November 17, 2023, the recent decision of Van Hee v. Glenmore Inn Holdings Ltd. (available here) is only the second reported court decision in Canada dealing with the question of whether a leave of absence flowing from non-compliance with a mandatory vaccination policy constitutes constructive dismissal.Read more
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For the second time this year, the Ontario Government has introduced proposed legislative amendments to several workplace laws under the so-called “Working for Workers Act”. This year’s second iteration – Working for Workers Four Act, 2023 (“Bill 149”, available here) was introduced on November 14, 2023. These proposed changes were announced as part of a larger package that expands on the employee protections provided by the Working for Workers Acts, 2021, 2022 and 2023.Read more