Ken Krupat

February 12, 2013

Federal Court: Family Status includes Child Care Responsibilities Under Human Rights Act

Are Canadian employers required to accommodate child care challenges of their employees?  Is this covered by “family status?”  A recent decision of the Canadian Federal Court […]
February 6, 2013

Restrictive Covenant Void – Ontario Court of Appeal

The Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed once again that restrictive covenants are subject to careful judicial scrutiny, and will often be struck out.  According to […]
February 6, 2013

Crown Employee Performing Indecent Acts: Ordered Back to Work

When is off-duty conduct considered “just cause” for termination of employment?  This was the question that an arbitrator of the Ontario Grievance Settlement Board recently answered.  […]
January 9, 2013

Suing Personal Defendants in Wrongful Dismissal Cases? Might Not Be A Good Idea.

In wrongful dismissal cases, dismissed employees are often interested in suing personal defendants in their lawsuits (as well as the company) in an effort to pressure […]