Category Employment & Labour

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Humans & Their Rights: Legal News Roundup

Scope regularly provides carefully curated links to news items that are particularly relevant for Ontario paralegals. No matter what areas your practice includes, these articles will help keep you up to date. There is no fluff, no sneaky ads, and no hidden fee for this resource.

Wheeling & Dealing, Doctrines & Thresholds: Recently at CanLII

CanLII and CanLII Connects are free Canadian legal information sources. They reach a wide audience of legal services providers, law students and the general public. Paralegal Scope maintains a CanLII Connects page and was among the first legal information providers to embrace the service. Here are a few recently reported cases and CanLII Connects summaries […]

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Paralegal Regulation, Employment Law: CanLII Cases

As the only online publisher of paralegal news and information, Paralegal Scope was chosen to add content to CanLII Connects. This free legal information provides good legal writers with significant exposure for their writing skills. It ensures access to useful legal information for the public and legal services providers alike. These recent CanLII-reported cases and […]

Ministry of the Attorney General

Online Resolution Plans in the Works for Ontario Tribunals

Disputes in the Social Justice cluster of tribunals — including Landlord & Tenant, the Social Benefits Tribunal and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario — may be moved out of the public system, to an online dispute resolution system (ODR). Brendan Crawley, Senior Coordinator, Media Relations Communications Branch with the Ministry of the Attorney General, […]

Daycare Dilemma, Firing: Family Status & Employment Law

In a recent employment-law case, a dental office manager was awarded more than $62,000 in damages for wrongful dismissal and breach of the Ontario Human Rights Code. Partridge v. Botony Dental Corporation, 2015 ONSC 343 (CanLII) considers wrongful dismissal as a reprisal for a request for accommodation for childcare arrangements. The plaintiff, Ms. Partridge, filed […]

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Regulating Paralegals, Employment Law & More: News from the Scope

Carefully chosen for relevance to the paralegal profession, these articles are selected from reliable sources. Click on the tags, or the Search function, to access more SCOPE articles and links to resources on topics that are important to legal services providers.

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