Game over for employee caught playing baseball while on sick leave, appeal court agrees

A judge's refusal to remit a discharge grievance to arbitration after setting aside the employee's reinstatement was upheld on appeal. The unusual step did not... More




Appeal court awards over $400,000 to employee whose complaint of harassment by supervisor was ignored by Wal-Mart

After an assistant manager was abusively harassed by her superior at Wal-Mart, and Wal-Mart ignored her complaints, she quit her job and successfully sued for... More




Tougher eligibility criteria for workers' compensation benefits for work-related mental stress violate Charter, Tribunal rules

The Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal ruled that limiting mental stress claims to those deemed an "acute reaction to a sudden and unexpected... More