(905) 526-9800 or 1 (866) 526-9800 contact@rossmcbride.comA+ A-

Hamilton Employment Law

Ed Canning has been practicing exclusively in the areas of employment law and human rights for 23 years in the City of Hamilton, representing both employers and employees. For 20 years, he has been writing a bi-weekly column in The Hamilton Spectator on employment law and human rights issues that are of interest to both employers and employees. In this blog, you can have access to approximately 500 articles on various subject matters ranging from Employment Standards Act issues, wrongful dismissal issues to human rights issues.

More about Ed Canning

Blog Posts

WSIB AND THE RIGHT TO SPY

QUESTION: I suffered an injury at work and following months of physiotherapy, tests and specialists, WSIB decided that I had a permanent injury that prevented me from doing my job.  While my employer did make modifications to my work to accommodate my injuries, they did not like WSIB's decision.  They sent WSIB 6 hours of video tape taken of me in the workplace and around my house to try to show that I was not really injured.  Luckily, WSIB rejected that evidence because it did not show me doing anything that my injuries would not allow.  Do they have a right to do this?
 

WSIB AND THE RIGHT TO SPY

QUESTION: I suffered an injury at work and following months of physiotherapy, tests and specialists, WSIB decided that I had a permanent injury that prevented me from doing my job.  While my employer did make modifications to my work to accommodate my injuries, they did not like WSIB's decision.  They sent WSIB 6 hours of video tape taken of me in the workplace and around my house to try to show that I was not really injured.  Luckily, WSIB rejected that evidence because it did not show me doing anything that my injuries would not allow.  Do they have a right to do this?
 

VIDEO CAMERAS AND THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY

The announcement last week that the Hamilton Police Service will be installing ten 24 hour a day digital video cameras in public places in downtown Hamilton is a brilliant, if perhaps too modest, proposal.
 

VIDEO CAMERAS AND THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY

The announcement last week that the Hamilton Police Service will be installing ten 24 hour a day digital video cameras in public places in downtown Hamilton is a brilliant, if perhaps too modest, proposal.