Proposed Regulatory Amendments to Teacher Assignment and Proficiency in Mathematics

The Ontario government recently posted two regulatory amendments related to teacher assignments and proficiency in mathematics for comment. The first is the Proposed Regulatory Amendments to Teacher Assignments. Regulation 298 made under the Education Act mandates that principals must assign their teachers to the best possible program, in accordance with the teacher’s qualifications or as…

Andrew Easto

Andrew is experienced in assisting senior management and in-house counsel at large public sector-institutions with employee benefit and executive compensation advisory matters.

The Year in Review – 2023 Cases of Note

We are back with our annual review of the prior year’s notable cases that we believe will be of interest to employers and human resources professionals. We also identify some cases to watch for in 2024. Next week, we will bring you our review of notable 2023 legislative updates. Cases of Note Employment Termination of…

Ontario Announces Proposed Changes to Employment Requirements, Including Disclosure of Salary Ranges in Job Postings

On November 6, 2023, the Ontario government announced it will introduce legislation to require Ontario employers to disclose salary ranges in job postings. The legislation would also require employers to disclose whether they used artificial intelligence during the hiring process. Other proposed changes include: Further, the government announced that it will be conducting consultations on…

Advantage CPD: Access Requests Under MFIPPA – A Practical Guide for School Boards Webinar

Freedom of information (FOI) coordinators responding to access requests need to balance a wide range of issues, from clarifying requests and arranging reasonable searches to preparing fee estimates, all within tight time frames. This program addresses a number of the strategic and practical considerations which go into responding to requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).

Consultation Regarding the Director of Education Performance Appraisal

The Ministry of Education has announced that a new regulation may be proposed which would set out the requirements and process for monitoring and evaluating the performance of directors of education. The Ministry of Education has begun a consultation seeking input from stakeholders on this initiative. The details of the consultation are discussed below. Background…

Nicole Nowoselski

Nicole is building a practice that includes advice and representation for employers in both the private and public sectors on a wide range of labour and employment issues including grievance arbitrations, labour disputes, wrongful dismissals, and workplace health and safety.