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Month: August 2022

Can a COVID-19 layoff constitute constructive dismissal?

Can a COVID-19 layoff constitute constructive dismissal? Sophia Abbatt considers the OCA’s decision in Hanley Hospitality, the current state of the law, and what it all means for workers.

August 10, 2022

When is it Appropriate to Determine Questions of Law on a Rule 21 motion?

Considering bringing a Rule 21 motion to determine a question of law? Melissa Sonneman-Samuel reviews the OCA’s most recent decision on the issue.

August 10, 2022

What can union officials do about harassment?

Union officials provide essential services to their members, supporting workers when they have issues with their employers and representing them at difficult times. But there are unfortunately situations where they are subject to harassing behaviour or comments. Ben Piper looks at the mechanisms available to deal with harassment in these situations.

August 3, 2022
Benjamin Piper