Ontario Employer Advisor Blog: Month in Review

The DSM-5 – Increased Costs for Employers?
By Daniel Pugen on August 20th, 2013

The DSM-5 has arrived. Despite what employers and disability providers may think about the changes, there is no choice but to deal with this revised and authoritative text on mental disorders. Why should employers care about the DSM-5?

Five Employment Issues Facing Retailers
By Daniel Pugen on July 29th, 2013

I am fortunate in my practice to work with clients in different industries, ranging from healthcare and social services to traditional manufacturing. Although employment laws generally apply to all industries in much the same way, there are usually certain issues that some industries face more than others. This is true of many clients I assist in the …

McCarthy Tétrault is named Contributor Most Read in Canada for second consecutive month
By McCarthy Tétrault LLP on July 12th, 2013

Ontario Employer Advisor is pleased to share that for June 2013, McCarthy Tétrault’s blog posts and articles generated the most readership from users of Mondaq for Canada. This is the firm’s second month in a row to be recognized with the award. Mondaq is an aggregator of legal, financial and regulatory information from more …

Facebook Posting About Co-Worker = Workplace Harassment
By Daniel Pugen on July 11th, 2013

In a recent case the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal found that a facebook posting about a co-worker’s Mexican heritage was prohibited workplace harassment under the Human Rights Code.