November 17

Does an Employer have an Obligation to give an employee a Reference Letter?, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request The above question is one that many employees ponder when they have been terminated from their employment. Many believe that an employer is obligated to provide an employee with a reference letter. This belief, however, is incorrect. That is.

November 6

Incorrect ROE Warrants Inconvenience Pay, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request The Facts The Plaintiff worked as a Telesales Representative for approximately nine (9) years, from February 2007 until April 1, 2016. Within her role she ran subscription/fundraising campaigns for clients.  For each new campaign the employee would sign a.

October 30

Applications for Wrongful Dismissals a Detriment to the Applicant- Limit Judicial Fact-Finding & Mediation, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request To bring a wrongful dismissal matter before the courts, the employee can do one of two things: start an Action or bring an Application. An Action is the stereotypical lawsuit, in which a party typically seeks money damages and.

October 23

Update on the Legality Surrounding Termination Clauses, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request It is trite law that an employee is entitled to reasonable common law notice upon termination, unless an employment contract legally limits the employee in a termination clause to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 [“ESA”] minimums. Since the highly-anticipated.

October 17

Workplace Investigations – Misconduct, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request The smooth and efficient employee and employer relationship rely on each party carrying out their obligations owed to one another. When an employer or another employee suspect there has been a breach of an employee’s duties, an investigation may.

October 6

Fired and Rehired – Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Fired and (Maybe) Rehired Employees alleging wrongful dismissal have a duty to mitigate, which is the duty to make reasonable efforts in finding employment that is similar to their previous position. In some cases, employers elect to offer alternative.

September 27

Workplace Accommodations: A Two-Way Street, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request The Duty to Accommodate The duty accommodate is the duty to ensure that every individual is provided equal opportunity without discrimination based on the enumerated grounds listed in the Ontario Human Rights Code and Canadian Human Rights Act.  These.

September 19

Restrictive Covenants in the Workplace, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Restrictive covenants, also referred to as restraint of trade clauses, are terms in an employment contract which seek to limit an employee’s ability to freely work and earn income from other sources other than the company during and after.

September 11

Employee Rights During Statutory Leaves, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Employees who take leave under the ESA have considerable rights and protections. Part XIV of the Employment Standards Act (“ESA”) provides for ten types of statutory leave: 1. Pregnancy Leave 2. Parental Leave 3. Family Medical Leave 4. Organ.

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