Human Rights Damages Award $200,000

Posted by Johannes Schenk on October 5th, 2017 — Posted in Employment Law, Human Rights Law, Uncategorized

Well there’s some teeth. O.P.T. v. Presteve Foods Ltd., 2015 HRTO 675 (CanLII) concerns an employer’s sexual assault and harassment on employees. The workers were from Mexico on temporary permits and were threatened with deportation if they did not accede to the employer’s harassment.

Employer finance not a reasonable notice consideration

Posted by Johannes Schenk on October 2nd, 2017 — Posted in Employment Law, Labour Law

Michela v. St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic School, 2015 ONCA 801 (CanLII), restates the rule that employer finances do not factor into calcu;lating reasonable notice.