January 24

Human Rights Damages for Disability Discrimination- Defining What’s Reasonable

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Discrimination on the basis of disability is one of the more severe forms of discrimination, particularly in the workplace, considering that a termination can further disadvantage a disabled individual who is typically already impaired by his or her disability..

January 17

Working Notice: the Pros and Cons

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Working notice is typically a less popular topic of discussion in employment law given the concerns related to providing working notice over pay in lieu thereof. While they are numerous, the most common concerns are: • Lack of employee.

January 9

Employment Law Myths: Implied Probationary Periods

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request In accordance with section 54 of the Employment Standards Act, 2000, employees employed continuously for three (3) months or more must be provided with statutory minimum notice. But does this mean that employers can automatically deny employees of less.

January 4

Employer “Don’t”: Firing Employees for Attempting to Unionize

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request This week’s blog post explores a major employer “don’t”: firing employees for attempting to unionize. A significant number, but not a majority, of Canadian workers are unionized. In accordance with the “Union Coverage in Canada, 2013” report by Statistics.

December 24

Damages & Taxation

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Tax and Legal Claims Related to Employment It’s a well-known fact that anything categorized as “employment income” when paid out to an employee, is taxable. So naturally, litigants in a wrongful dismissal matter typically worry about the settlement monies.

December 5

Employment Law Small v. Large Business

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Small Businesses and Large Companies According to Industry Canada in 2012, approximately 70% of businesses in Canada are small businesses, meaning that they have less than 100 total employees. Of this portion, about 53% (or 37% of the total.

November 25

Federally Regulated vs. Provincial Employees

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request   Note: To get assistance finding a list of federally regulated employers please see our blog post here. Federally Regulated Employees: Pros and Cons A majority of employment law cases featured in the media deal with provincially regulated employees,.

November 14

Employees and Independent Contractors

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request What type of worker are you? In today’s economic climate, employment law issues are often covered through within the media. Recently, the Toronto Star covered a story regarding a group of translators for Able Translations whom alleged that they.

November 5

Harassment Claims: Hard Proof

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Harassment Claims Require Hard Proof: A Look at Employment Law Precedents Harassment within the workplace is a prevalent issue, and is something many employees consult an employment lawyer for. But what makes harassment in the workplace an issue for.

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