We are currently looking to hire an Associate Lawyer of 3 to 5 years’ experience practicing in the areas of employment law, administrative law and civil litigation. Our associates are involved in all aspects of the firm’s practice and receive on-going mentorship and training. The ideal candidate will have excellent research and writing, written and […]
OBA Award of Excellence in Civil Litigation!
This year, the Ontario Bar Association will be honouring Guy J. Pratte from Borden Ladner Gervais LLP with the annual Award of Excellence in Civil Litigation. Wray Legal LLP will be attending this premier event on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. For more information about this event, please visit the OBA. We […]
Your Right to Long-Term Disability Benefits Despite Resignation or Termination of Employment
Subject to the policy requirements to provide timely proof of claim and to commence the claim within the relevant limitation period, if the incident or illness occurred or arose during the currency of employment, coverage will be provided and the policy must respond. – MacIvor v. Pitney Bowes, 2018 ONCA 381 at paragraph 24 These […]
The High Bar for Just Cause Termination of Employment in Ontario: Illegal Downloading of Copyrighted Material Doesn’t Meet the Test
Earlier this year the Ontario Superior Court of Justice heard the case of Menard v. The Centre for International Governance Innovation where an employer discovered that its former employee had been using his work computer to download a considerable volume of TV shows, movies and music. The employee had been using a peer-to-peer software program […]
Is Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency required to work in Canada?
Under the Ontario Human Rights Code, discrimination on the basis of citizenship is prohibited. This means that, as across other social areas, an employer cannot make decisions that are based on your citizenship. Does this protection extend to prohibit employers from making Canadian citizenship or permanent residency a precondition to employment? In Haseeb v Imperial […]