Upcoming Webinar: April, 30th 2020 @ 12:30 PM (EST)   |  How do you manage an external investigation?   |   Register Today!

Serious insight for serious situations.

Serious insight for serious situations.


Reflections and news direct from Rubin Thomlinson.
Subscribe to receive updates of interest to you.

Filtered By:

Workplace Violence and Harassment Compliance: A Tragic Reminder

On September 15, 2012, a Toronto gas station attendant was killed after reportedly being dragged and run down by the vehicle of a customer who was attempting to leave the station without paying for fuel. This incident is a tragic example of the type of workplace violence that motivated the Bill 168 amendments to the

Read More

Employee Information and Social Media: What Should Employers Do?

A case that made the papers late last week, is a good example of why employers should not believe everything they see or hear about an employee from social media or that is communicated to them electronically. In taking a closer look at this recent example, we offer suggestions on how employers could handle issues

Read More

Charges Following Workplace Tragedy Result in Guilty Pleas and Record Fines

In a tragic and well-publicized occupational safety accident that occurred in Toronto on Christmas Eve 2009, four workers of Metron Construction Corporation (“Metron”) were killed and a fifth was seriously injured when the swing-stage they were standing on collapsed 13 stories above the ground.  Investigation into the incident revealed that none of the workers who

Read More

AODA Compliance in Action

Leading up to the beginning of this year, we assisted many of our employer clients in implementing the customer service standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (“AODA”).  Since we are also an employer, we are similarly bound by the AODA and have taken our own steps to comply.  We had an experience

Read More

Our Webinars are now open for registration!

Take one of our courses no matter where you are located across Canada.