Employment Standards Act Handbook, 2nd Edition
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-7840-6
Product Type: Book
Number of Pages: Approximately 520 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2017-01-25
Publisher: Carswell
Price: $121.00

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This is a handbook for employment and labour lawyers and H.R. professionals essentially comprised of Part IV of Mr. Justice John R. Sproat's classic supplemented looseleaf Work: Employment Law Manual: Wrongful Dismissal, Human Rights and Employment Standards.

Topics covered include:

  • Definitions and Application of the Employment Standards Act (Ontario)
  • Leaves of absence, including pregnancy leave, parental leave, emergency leave and rights during leaves of absence
  • Termination of employment, termination pay, notice provisions, severance pay
  • Protection against reprisals
  • Administration and enforcement of the Act including investigations, reviews by the Ontario Labour Relations Board, limitation periods, settlement and claims.

What's new for the Employment Standards Act Handbook, 2nd Edition:

  • Updated legislation and regulations, including various new leave provisions
  • New cases discussing emerging topics, including:
    • Liability of Corporate Officers, Directors and Agents
    • Determination of payroll calculation to determine if severance pay is required
    • Reprisals
    • Excess Hours of Work Agreements
    • Leaves of Absence
    • Class proceedings and remedies
About the Author
The Honourable Mr. Justice John R. Sproat is a Justice of the Ontario Superior Court and a former partner at Miller, Thomson LLP in Toronto. He has also been a frequent lecturer at numerous conferences and continuing education programs presented by such organizations as the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association and the Canadian Institute. While in private practice, he was actively involved, not only in employment related litigation, but also in advising employers on preventative practices, policies and procedures that can be implemented to reduce exposure to wrongful dismissal actions and human rights and employment standards complaints. Mr. Justice Sproat is the author of The Employment Law Manual: Wrongful Dismissal, Human Rights and Employment Standards, also published by Carswell.
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