Another case from the Ontario Superior Court was released recently and it confirmed an important point for employers: beware of fixed-term contracts! Read more
A dentist was brought in front of the Ontario Labour Relations Board by a probationary employee this summer, and the case was just released publicly (Elliott A. Schwartz Dentistry Professional Corp. v. Lee, 2016 CarswellOnt 9360). I thought I would review the important parts of it as a cautionary tale for dentists managing probationary employees. Read more
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As I normally advise my dentist clients (who are usually — if not always — employers), their staff have to co-operate in the accommodation they request. It is not a “one-way street” – its a process where the two parties work together to find the best solution. Read more
In this post, I will go over 10 common errors I have seen in harassment and human rights investigations. Read more
Despite the free 340-page Ontario Dental Law eBook we have (available in the top right corner of this page [Page 11 is Employment Law!]), and the hundreds of blog posts published on our website, I was surprised to see that the employment contract was deficient in 5 different ways.
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