February 10

Severance Pay Disability or Death of Employee

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Employment and Long-Term Disability or Death: How Your Entitlements are Affected The end of an employment relationship is not always cut and dry. A frustration of contract, that is, a situation in which the terms of an employment contract.

February 2

Denied Disability Law

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Courts emphasize consequences for denying disability benefits to deserving employees Denial of LTD benefits The expansion of entitlements in the disability benefits area of employment law has been major as of late. It all started with Brito v. Canac.

January 26

Dress Code Termination

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Dress Code Related Terminations In the area of wrongful dismissals, it’s no secret that a termination “with cause” is a high threshold to meet. Yet, despite this, there are cases wherein an employer has let an employee go for.

January 17

Alleged Job Abandonment

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Alleged Job Abandonment Many companies have “No Call, No Show” procedures. And many companies, naturally, expect employees to show up for their scheduled timeslots. But should companies be so quick to identify an employee as “resigned” or as having.

January 8

Weight Discrimination

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Obesity an Illness Deserving of Protection Against Discrimination? European court says “Yes” In the near future, Canadian human rights legislation may see “weight” as a prohibited ground under the Ontario Human Rights Code, R.S.O. 1990, c.19, and its equivalents.

December 6

Long Term Disability

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Long Term Disability Benefits: Does Your Insurance Company Really Have the Last Word? As an employment law firm, we get many questions surrounding disability benefits and entitlements to these benefits. One of the most common issues arises wherein a.

November 20

Duty to Mitigate

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Infinite or Finite? The Duty to Mitigate If your employer offers you a new job after you have been laid off, are you required to mitigate by taking it? This weeks’ blog post addresses the limits to which a.

November 6

Stephen Poloz fails youth with comments

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request The nexus between Stephen Poloz and Jian Ghomeshi Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz recently made some misguided comments on solutions for young people who are having difficulty obtaining secure employment. However, these actions can potentially put the financial,.

October 24

Facebook Wrongful Dismissal

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Facebook & Wrongful Dismissal: How Oversharing Could Result in Your Termination Facebook, a popular social network which began in 2004, is a place where many people have been tagged in, or submitted posts which could be classified as “less-than-becoming”..

October 14

Discriminating against smokers

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Dependency on Smoking A Protected Ground under the Ontario Human Rights Code? When you think of a substance dependency as a disability, you typically think of alcoholism or mood altering drugs. However, the idea that a dependency on cigarettes.

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