March 7

Human Rights and Disability

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request “Double your chances: Actions Against Employer, Insurance Company Save Disabled Employees Money, Increase Awards, Reduce Risk” Advantages to Suing Your Insurance Company and Employer in the Same Action Disability benefit eligibility issues and accommodation within the workplace go hand-in-hand..

February 27

Workplace Disability Benefits

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request LTD Benefits and Damages: Defining “Reasonable”: 4.5 million dollar punitive damages award When venturing into the disability benefits area of law, what is “reasonable” in terms of punitive and aggravated damages can be a grey area. Different factors, including.

February 20

Terminated on Maternity Leave

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Discriminating Against Pregnant Employees: A Costly Mistake This blog post will be the first in a 4-part monthly series on pregnancy, maternity leave and discrimination. This is a long-standing issue within the employment (and human rights sphere) and there.

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.

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