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Integrated Accessibility Regulation under AODA Imposes More Onerous Accommodation Obligations

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The Ontario government released the Integrated Accessibility Regulation – its second set of standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act on June 3, 2011. The Regulation aims to promote access for people with disabilities in three broad areas: information and communications; employment; and transportation. The Regulation was released following two rounds of public…

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Fired for Cause and Still Entitled to Termination and Severance Pay?

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Most employers are aware of the distinction between notice of termination under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) and reasonable notice of termination which is required at common law in the absence of cause for termination or an enforceable termination clause in the employment contract.  Many employers assume that employees who are terminated for just…

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