Publications

Betty

September 2014, Today’s Parent, quoted, Fired on Maternity Leave.

February 2014, HRM Canada, quoted, Addiction in the Workplace.

June 2012, presented at Osgoode Professional Development CLE – The Duty to Accommodate: Making the Toughest Calls, The Duty to Accommodate: Reintegration of Disabled Employees into the Workplace.

October 30, 2009, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Legal Issues, Personality Conflict Did Not Support Dismissal Claim.

March 20, 2009, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Legal Issues, One-Day Work Stoppage Constituted Illegal Strike.

August 2008, The Canadian Employer, Cause for thought, Employers should know if and how much notice is required when firing employees.

May 2008, Employment Law at Work, Wallace Clarified: The Ontario Court of Appeal speaks about Wallace damages.

March 2008, presented at The Canadian Institute: Implementing and Maintaining Return-To-Work Strategies Conference, Accommodation of Disability in a Unionized Workplace.

December 2007, Canadian Employment Law Today, Religious Celebration in the Workplace – What’s an Employer to do?

December 2007, Management Counsel: Employment and Labour Law Update, Vol. VI No. 6., Family Day is Here to Stay.

June 2007, Presented at Insight Information: Advanced Issues in Duty to Accommodate Conference, Punitive Damages for Failure to Accommodate: What’s the New Norm Following Keays v. Honda.

Madeleine

June 2017, quoted, Partners in Prevention, Is it a work refusal or a labour relations complaint?  Understand the difference.

May 29, 2017, The Lawyers Daily, Legitimate work refusal or labour relations complaint?

May 29, 2016, quoted, Canadian Lawyer Magazine, Employee told ‘to take demotion or go gets $104,000 in wrongful dismissal’.

April 26, 2016, Canadian Lawyer In-House Magazine, Guest Columnist, Depending on Employment.  

January 11, 2016, Canadian Lawyer In-House Magazine, quoted, Project Manager in Metron Sentenced to 3.5 Years.

September 9, 2015, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers, Fitness for Duty Testing.

August 14, 2015, Law Times, quoted, Courts Getting More Aggressive on Safety Offences.

June 2014, Legal Update, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act Mental Stress Provisions.

February 2014, Law Times, quoted, Lawyers Debate Impact of New Mental Health Standard.

January 27, 2014, Canadian Employment Law Today, Accommodation only triggered upon full disclosure of disability.

January 2014, No restraint: Ontario Superior Court confirms deferred compensation can be forfeited on resignation.

October 2013, Ontario Mineral Exploration Review, Mining Update.

October 2013, Canadian Safety Reporter, The Duty to Accommodate is Not Unlimited.

October 2013, Bottom Line Magazine, quoted from “The Court Has Spoken” Legal Update.

October 2013, Contributor, Guide to Mining Projects and Mining Finance in Canada.

October 2013, The Court Has Spoken, Confidentiality Provisions Matter.

August 2013, Canadian Lawyer, Mining Operators in Ontario Face Safety Compliance Blitz.

July 2013, Canadian HR Reporter, Peanuts and Perfume: Employer Obligations When it Comes to Allergies.

May 2013, Health and Safety Trumps Employee’s Seniority.

May 2013, Canadian Employment Law Today, Setting Your Co-Worker on Fire May Not Be Cause For Dismissal. Reprinted in Mercer CCH and Canadian
Labour Reporter.

February 2013, Ontario Court of Appeal Signals Greater Scrutiny of Restrictive Covenants.

February 2013, International Trends and Approaches in Enforcing Restraints of Trade.

December 2012, What Employers Should Remember When Hosting Company Parties. Reprinted in the Canadian Employment Law Guide and in HR Connected,
both publications of CCH Canadian Limited.

November 2012, Proposed amendments to the Canada Labour Code. Reprinted in the Human Resources Professionals Association e-publication, Employment
Law at Work.

November 2012, Target not a successor company, B.C board rules.

August 2012, Ontario Court of Appeal: no duty to mitigate contractual severance payments.

July 2012, Ontario Court of Appeal: Early termination of employee benefits carries substantial risk. Reprinted in the Mercer/CCH Guide for
Employers and in HR Connected, both publications of CCH Canadian Limited.

May 2012, Ontario Employment and Labour Update: Developments in Workplace Violence and Human Rights.

December 2011, Ensuring access: The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

December 2011, Norton Rose, Global Update: Monitoring your employees’ use of technology (co-author).

June 2011, Diversity Laws: A Global Overview (co-author).

May 23, 2011, Canadian HR Reporter, Peanuts and Perfume: Employer obligations when it comes to allergies. Reprinted in the Canadian Safety
Reporter (May, 2011) and in the Canadian HR Reporter in February 2013.

January 31, 2011, Canadian HR Reporter, Balancing risks, benefits of social media. Reprinted March, 2011 in The Canadian Employer.

January 2011, Arbitration awards sustain discharge and discipline for Facebook postings outside the workplace that could negatively affect employer’s business.
Reprinted in the American Bar Association International Labor and Employment Law Committee Newsletter.

November 15, 2010, quoted in the Law Times, New rules pave way for wrongful dismissal claims.

November 2010, Financier Worldwide Global Reference Guide, Employment & Human Resources 2010, Social media and the workplace: the pitfalls of the Web 2.0 world.