February 25, 2019

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Policy on Cannabis for Medical Purposes Comes into Effect on March 1, 2019

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has issued a policy on Cannabis for Medical Purposes. The policy, which will be in effect starting March 1, 2019, provides guidance regarding the WSIB’s approval of entitlement to medical cannabis for workplace-related injuries and illnesses. The WSIB may allow entitlement to medical cannabis for a work-related injury/disease…

February 21, 2019

Non-legal considerations loom large in employment mediations

By AdvocateDaily.com Staff Non-legal concerns often figure prominently in employment mediations, and each party’s issues tend to be different, Toronto employment law mediators Barry B. Fisher and Peter Israel tell AdvocateDaily.com…(Read more…)  

January 25, 2019

Certainty of settlement is mediator’s superpower

By AdvocateDaily.com Staff A mediator’s superpower is the certainty provided to participants when they negotiate a settlement, Toronto mediator and employment lawyer Peter Israel tells AdvocateDaily.com. (Read more…)

January 3, 2019

Israel Foulon LLP, Peter Israel and Chris Foulon listed in the 2019 Lexpert/ALM 500

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 Lexpert / American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada has ranked Israel Foulon LLP in the “Who’s Who in Canadian Law Firms”category of Labour Relations, Employment and Pension Lawyers.   Israel Foulon LLP was among a group of only 15 Toronto based law firms recognized…

December 10, 2018

Proposed Bill 66 Will Amend the Posting and Overtime Provisions of the Employment Standards Act, 2000

On December 6, 2018, the Ontario government introduced omnibus legislation entitled Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018 (Bill 66) that, when passed, will amend multiple statutes, including the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”). The changes to the ESA include: Abolishing the requirement that employers post the ESA poster in the workplace, Removing the requirement for the…

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