Employer Liability Can Be Extended Using Resources Such As The DSM-5

Employers have a duty to accommodate employees to the point of undue hardship. This accommodation is particularly applicable in cases where the employee has a disability- transient or non- transient. As discussed in other blog posts (see: terminated based on disability), a disability can be many things, varying from medical conditions such as sleep apnea …

Employer Liability Can Be Extended Using Resources Such As The DSM-5 Read More »

Benefits of an Employment Lawyer – Why You Need One

Why hire an employment lawyer? Wrongfully dismissed or suffering from harassment in the workplace? You may be wondering whether finding a lawyer is necessary. You wouldn’t be alone- in an age where the internet is bountiful with information on just about anything, more litigants are going the “do-it-yourself” route. Many employees or managers attempt to …

Benefits of an Employment Lawyer – Why You Need One Read More »

The Principle of Progressive Discipline: When Is It Necessary? When Can It Be Abandoned?

All too often, employees are punished by termination when they make a single mistake, their employer claiming a loss of confidence. There are instances wherein termination is warranted, but when are alternative options available? The Principle of Progressive Discipline mandates that alternative methods, if appropriate, should be explored before proceeding to termination. When is Progressive …

The Principle of Progressive Discipline: When Is It Necessary? When Can It Be Abandoned? Read More »

Employment Contract Analysis (Updated October 28 2021)

Contracts govern many aspects of our lives. They’re an important part of establishing security, whether you’re beginning a new job or taking out an insurance policy. All parties to a contract have a vested interest in ensuring that the contract being signed is fair, reasonable and protects their respective interests. In the case of Martin …

Employment Contract Analysis (Updated October 28 2021) Read More »

Termination Based On Disability

Suffering from a disability is painful enough. But what happens when you lose your job because of that disability and its effects? It’s best to consult a lawyer. Certain factors must be analyzed before it can be established that you have a claim. What counts as a disability? The Human Rights Code recognizes disability as …

Termination Based On Disability Read More »