October 6

Working Animals

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Everyone has heard of “bring your pet to work day” but are there any cases where employers are required to allow an employee to have their animal with them at work? In fact, where that animal assists with a.

September 27

Employment Law Misconceptions

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Misconceptions Regarding Minimum Entitlements Despite employment being a major part of our lives, many individuals are unaware of what they are entitled to upon termination without cause. Perhaps the most common misconception is that the maximum notice a terminated.

September 17

Fixed Term Contracts

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request FIXED TERM CONTRACTS Typically, when analyzing contractual language in order to determine its proper meaning, the ‘correct’ interpretation is based on the parties’ intentions at the time of the contract’s signing. But what happens in the case of ‘fixed.

September 2

Refusal to Provide Reference

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Failure to Provide References a Critical Mistake For Employers Typically, an employee who has been terminated or laid off has not left the employment relationship on the best of terms. While an employer may be reluctant to provide a.

August 21

Human Rights Tribunal Advantages

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request The Human Rights Tribunal: Resolutions Available A misconception regarding the Human Rights Tribunal (the “HRTO”) is that its only function is to hear human rights issues. While human rights issues should be a prevalent part of any complaint brought.

August 11

Gender Identity Human Rights

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Transgender Individuals, Gender Identity and the Ontario Human Rights Code It may have taken several interviews with Laverne Cox, but the world is starting to realize that the public has a perception problem with transgender individuals. Statements such as.

July 31

International Employment Standards

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Employment Standards and International Organizations In most wrongful dismissal matters, the question of whether the Employment Standards Act, 2000 or the Canada Labour Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. L-2)., in the case of federally regulated employees, applies is relatively simple..

July 11

Unemployment Health Effects

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request The Side-Effects of Unemployment While many believe that those who are temporarily unemployed are better off and able to relax in fact nothing is further from the truth. People are familiar with the most-common side-effect of unemployment, financial loss,.

June 19

Drug and Alcohol Testing

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Workplace Drug/Alcohol Testing: The Right to Refuse Drug/Alcohol Testing Drug and alcohol testing is perhaps one of the most controversial issues within the employment sphere. Is it legal? Can you refuse a test? Often, employees aren’t given an opportunity.

June 3

Wrongful Dismissal and Mitigation

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Mitigation Efforts If you have been wrongfully dismissed, the most important thing you should do (aside from seeking legal advice to determine whether or not you would have a legal remedy) is to properly attempt to mitigate your damages..

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