You’ve Been Terminated: Now What?

July 10, 2019
Blog Post

Nelligan O’Brien Payne gratefully acknowledges the contribution of Daniel Hunter, Student-at-Law, in writing this blog post. The immediate aftermath of a termination is a turbulent time, and some employers may try to use this to their advantage. Therefore, it is important that you understand your rights. Here are five things to have in mind immediately… Read more »

New Anti-Harassment Regime Coming to Federal Workplaces and Parliament

July 3, 2019
Blog Post
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In the wake of #MeToo and increasing awareness of the pernicious effects of harassment in the workplace, the government has been working towards modernizing labour legislation to ensure greater protection for employees in federal workplaces and at Parliament.   On October 25, 2018, Bill C-65: An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and… Read more »

Tornado and Emergency Leave: does such a thing even exist?

June 12, 2019
Blog Post

Nelligan O’Brien Payne gratefully acknowledges the contribution of Denise Deschênes, Student-at-Law in writing this blog post. For those of us living in the nation’s capital, tornado warnings are becoming a more frequent occurrence. The most recent tornado to affect Ottawa seemed to take everyone by surprise, including severe weather meteorologists. So, if you receive a… Read more »