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 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.

October 20

Probationary periods can equal minimum notice

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request In Kong v. Vancouver Chinese Baptist Church the probationary period was found to be the notice period minimum. Every employment relationship is unique, and courts will take account of the particular provisions of an employee’s contract in deciding what.

October 11

Damages for Failed investigation

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Shoddy Investigations Expose Employers to Significant Liability Canadian Court awards $30,000 for failed investigation. A new case in the field of employment law is making it clear to employers relying on misconduct allegations that they can’t just conduct an.

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