Changes to Ontario’s Employment and Labour Laws are Coming

Recently, the Ontario Government announced its plans to propose new legislation that will make changes to the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act – […]

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Flexible Work Arrangements are Here to Stay

It was well over 20 years ago that I did my graduate research on the emergence of the home office. While I am admittedly aging myself, […]

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Is every employee a good prospect for a flexible work arrangement?

The short answer is no. Despite the increasing popularity of flexible work arrangements, not everyone is suited for them. Therefore, it is important that organizations are […]

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The 80/20 Rule

At times, workloads can seem heavy and tasks can feel daunting. In this guest blog, Darcy Roberts shares a perspective that can help one focus in […]

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Is Your Business Ready for Flexible Work Arrangements?

Flexible work arrangements have become a common workplace practice as organizations seek to attract and retain top talent. Both employees and job candidates now see it […]

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Big Changes May Be Ahead for Employment Legislation in Ontario

The Ontario government has undertaken a review of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 as well as The Labour Relations Act, 1995. The rationale for this review […]

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What is an Employer’s Duty to Accommodate?

Through the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code), citizens of Ontario are provided with the right to equal treatment in their employment relationships. This means that […]

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Are You Ready for Bill 18?

In November 2014, the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act was passed thereby bringing about several changes to existing employment legislation in Ontario. As a […]

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What Do You Want?

I have noticed numerous publications and articles lately that have been about the subject of goal setting. This seems fitting given the time of year. A […]

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An Employee or an Independent Contractor: Who Should I Hire?

From time to time, clients ask questions about whether or not someone should be hired as an employee or as an independent contractor. It is critical […]

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