October 29, 2018

A new twist on resolving employment disputes

By AdvocateDaily.com Staff Using an expedited process of mediation and arbitration is trimming time and money from the typically drawn-out process of settling disputes between employers and fired employees, says Toronto mediator and employment lawyer Peter Israel…(Read more…)  

October 26, 2018

Reminder: Reforms to Police Record Checks Coming into Force on November 1, 2018

The Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 (“Act”), which was passed in December 2015, will become law on November 1, 2018. The Act will standardize the request and disclosure procedure for police record checks, and limit the type of information that can be released in order to prevent the disclosure of unnecessary information. Specifically, the…

October 24, 2018

Proposed Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 (Bill 47) Will Repeal Amendments Made by the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148)

The Ontario government has announced that it will introduce legislation entitled the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018, which will repeal amendments made by the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2018 (Bill 148), introduced by the previous government. While many of the amendments under Bill 148 are currently in effect, certain changes (e.g., scheduling…

October 12, 2018

Evaluative mediation not for the faint of heart

By AdvocateDaily.com Staff Don’t expect Toronto employment law mediators Barry B. Fisher or Peter Israel to act as mere messengers between parties at your mediation…(Read more…)

September 14, 2018

‘Middle man’ 10 Mistakes that Mediators should avoid

Available now in the August 2018 issue of HR Professional.

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