Employers Struggling with Return-to-Office Mandates

Posted Posted in Employers

May 25, 2023 from HRD   According to recent research, employers all over the world are losing workers as a result of requiring individuals to return to the office. Unispace, a strategy, design, and construction company, reported that more than seven in ten organizations globally claim to have required office returns, and 50% of the […]

Landmark Canadian Cases that Shaped Personal Injury Law

Posted Posted in Lawyers

February 23, 2023 from Bogoroch & Associates   Common law, as opposed to statutes or laws created by the legislature, is the body of law in Canada that is developed through judicial decisions and precedents. Based on the Latin phrase “to stand by things decided,” this body of law mandates that lower courts uphold rulings […]

What Employers Should Know About Mental Health Accommodations

Posted Posted in Disability Insurers, Employers

May 10, 2023 from HR Reporter   The field of psychiatry has recognized two new mental health disorders: prolonged grief disorder and unspecified mood disorder. These additions to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) have implications for employers, as they need to consider these new definitions when accommodating employees.   However, employers […]

Ontario Court Reverses $249K Judgment Denying Worker’s LTD Benefits

Posted Posted in Disability Insurers, Employers, Lawyers

May 25, 2023 from Benefits Canada   A $248,931 judgement against an employer who refused to pay long-term disability payments to a worker was overturned by the Ontario Court of Appeal due to the trial judge’s incorrect interpretation of the eligibility criteria.   The employer, Stahle Construction Inc., was represented by Justin Heimpel, a partner […]

How Self-Driving Cars will Revolutionize the Industry

Posted Posted in MVA Insurers

April 17, 2023 from RATESDOTCA   Self-driving cars have been making headlines in recent years, promising a future of safer and more efficient transportation. But beyond the obvious benefits for drivers, what impact will autonomous vehicles have on the auto insurance industry in Canada?   Driver Liability vs. Product Liability   According to a report […]