An Ontario court recently applied the basic contract law principle that an agreement is formed when an offer is made and accepted, and consideration exchanged; the contract’s terms need not be in writing to be enforceable.
Our handbook restricts employees on the sales floor from wearing facial piercings, visible tattoos, long beards and dreadlocks. We’ve heard that new laws prohibit “hairstyle discrimination” and restrict dress codes. Can we still maintain our look?
Littler’s International Employment Law Practice Group includes experienced practitioners who help employers solve local and multinational legal issues across borders. Here, we shine a light on burgeoning legal developments in several Asia Pacific nations.
The Ontario Divisional court recently held that an employer is not discriminating against an accommodated employee who can only work part-time because of a disability when it fails to provide the employee the benefits that a full-time employee receives.
The Illinois legislature has passed amendments to the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act that may ease employer concerns about maintaining and enforcing drug-free workplace programs prohibiting marijuana use.
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently rendered its decision on remedy in a case in which it found the employer’s practice of requiring job applications to be permanently eligible to work in Canada as discriminatory.