December 11

An Employer’s ‘Duty to Inquire’, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Let’s say you are an employer.  Consider a scenario where one of your employees has suddenly been showing up late, being absent altogether, insubordinate, or emotionally unstable, all of which has contributed to performance issues at work.  At what.

December 4

Don Cherry and Bill 47, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Close to the end of Kathleen Wynne’s time as Premier of Ontario, the Liberal Party brought relatively sweeping changes to workplace law in Bill 148. Some of the more talked-about changes included: increase in minimum wage up to $15.

November 20

Paternity Leave and Job Protection, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Parents who have childcare needs are entitled to certain protections in workplaces under the law. On November 22, 2017, the Ontario government passed Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act 2017 into law. As a result, both parents are.

November 13

Ambiguity & Fixed-term Contracts, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request   Having clear and precise language is the foundation of any good employment contract. Particularly within fixed-term contracts, the liability for terminating an employee may be much higher if the contract is not valid. We discussed one of the.

November 6

What to do if you’ve been denied LTD Benefits, Toronto Employment Layer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request If you’ve been denied long term disability (“LTD”) benefits and you are still unable to return to work, there are a number of options available to you, for instance: 1. Appeal. Read your denial letter, and determine the reasons.

October 30

Superior Court Makes Rare Award of Punitive, Defamation Damages Against Employer, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request   In Hampton Securities Limited v Dean, 2018 ONSC 101 (“Hampton Securities”), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice made a rare award of punitive damages and an even rarer award of defamation damages. The plaintiff, Hampton Securities, employed the.

October 23

Sexual Assault and the Civil Courts, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request The #MeToo movement found itself again in headlines recently with an American Supreme Court nominee being at the centre of sexual assault allegations. While the alleged assault did not occur in a workplace, it raised questions as to whether.

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