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FACTORS WHEN DEVELOPING HARASSMENT OR VIOLENCE PREVENTION POLICY

This general legal information (not legal advice) is subject to change, and there may be exceptions based on your specific circumstances. You should obtain independent legal advice before taking any action which may impact your legal rights. If you are an employee or an employer and need legal advice regarding this issue, an OA lawyer will […]

WHAT’S NEXT FOR UNIONIZED EMPLOYERS WITH BILL 124 NOW GONE?

This general legal information (not legal advice) is subject to change, and there may be exceptions based on your specific circumstances. You should obtain independent legal advice before taking any action which may impact your legal rights. If you are an employee or an employer and need legal advice regarding this issue, an OA lawyer will […]

WELCOME CHARLOTTE

Charlotte Bueckert-Dyck is presently completing her Practice Placement at O’Neill Associates, and in her final year at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law. During her studies, she serves immigrants in Northwestern Ontario at the Newcomer Legal Clinic, assisted Thunder Bay tenants with landlord-tenant issues at the Lakehead University Community Legal Services, and works as a […]

TIME THEFT: DOES IT WARRANT TERMINATION IN ONTARIO?

This general legal information (not legal advice) is subject to change, and there may be exceptions based on your specific circumstances. You should obtain independent legal advice before taking any action which may impact your legal rights. If you are an employee or an employer and need legal advice regarding discipline or termination of employment surrounding […]

MITIGATION IN ONTARIO EMPLOYMENT LAW

LexisNexis recently advised that Mitigation in Ontario Employment Law by Dana DuPerron (Editor) and Paul Willetts (Editor) will be published on October 31.  With input from experienced employer- and employee-side counsel across the province, Mitigation in Ontario Employment Law offers a detailed analysis of the many legal intricacies of mitigation, as well as practical tips for […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Each year on the federally recognized National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we reflect and honour Survivors, their families and communities affected by the legacy of Indian Residential School policies, and to further our understanding of Indigenous culture. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history, and ongoing impacts of residential schools, is a vital […]

OA HELPS BRING TO THUNDER BAY THE FIRST ANNUAL BRAIDING DIVERSITY INTO JUSTICE

A new event entitled “Braiding Diversity into Justice” was held on April 28, 2023 at the Thunder Bay Courthouse. This program had originally been created by the Ontario Justice Education Network (“OJEN”) and its Kitchener-Waterloo Committee. The event was brought to Thunder Bay by the Thunder Bay Braiding Diversity into Justice Committee, chaired by Justice […]

A BIG SHOUT OUT TO OUR LAW STUDENTS

Nic LeBlanc and Paige Sutton are the summer students at OA this year, and we are excited to welcome them. Nic will be completing his Placement with OA as well in the upcoming academic year, beginning in January of 2024. Nic is a Summer Student entering his 3L year at the Bora Laskin Faculty of […]

THERE’S ROOM FOR EVERYONE ON THE NICE LIST

Although urgent matters will still be dealt with and email will be checked, the office of O’Neill Associates will be closed from 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2022 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 to spend time with our loved ones, and other relatives. We hope Santa brings you presents – and […]

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY

The OA law firm proudly celebrated its fourth anniversary on March 1, 2022. The traditional four-year anniversary symbol is flowers – symbolizing growth and optimism, which certainly describes our firm. Firm founder Garth O’Neill opened the doors to OA on Thursday, March 1, 2018 together with Associate Lawyer, Liz McLeod, and support staff, Donna Kinnunen […]