In this Award of Arbitrator Elaine Newman, the Chalk River Nuclear Security Officers’ Association (“the Union”) grieved the imposition of unjust discipline by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories […]
In this award Arbitrator Gedalof addressed an issue involving vacation requests of part-time employees. The Employer argued that under the collective agreement, vacation for part-time employees […]
In this Ontario Labour Relations Board decision of December 22, 2020, Vice-Chair Mitchell heard an appeal of an Inspector’s refusal to make an order under section […]
In this Ontario Labour Relations Board decision of July 13, 2020, Vice-Chair McCrory addressed an allegation by the Employer that the Union “relied on a supervisory/managerial […]
We hope you are staying safe and healthy during this difficult time. To help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, our lawyers are working remotely […]
On March 19, 2020, the Government of Ontario passed Bill 186, titled the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020, S.O. 2020, c. 3, (the […]
May 14 update The Ontario Labour Relations Board published an informational bulletin on May 14 outlining its guidelines for video hearings. In the Bulletin, the Board recognizes […]
March 28, 2020 update The Ministry of Long-Term Care has filed a new emergency order (the “Order”) to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak in long-term care […]
On March 20, 2020, the Government of Ontario passed O. Reg 73/20 (the “Regulation”) pursuant to subsection 7.0.2(2) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. The Regulation suspends […]
In her award of February 10, 2020, Arbitrator Knopf decided the following, as summarized by MW counsel Brittany Ross-Fichtner: What amounts to “reasonable notice prior […]
In this Ontario Labour Relations Board decision of January 24, 2020, Vice-Chair Waddingham found that a blanket claim of solicitor-client privilege could not be used to […]
This was an interest arbitration involving the merger of two Toronto hospitals, St. Joseph’s and St. Michael’s. The decision by Arbitrator Turtle was released just before […]
Arbitration decision of a group grievance dated December 20, 2017, claiming that the Employer has failed to provide employees with pay stubs contrary to Article 18.01 […]
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Employer Discriminated against teachers in private-school union drive: Arbitrator. First Contract negotiated despite tense bargaining.