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Sexual harassment is usually not about sex at all. It is usually about power and control. While both men and women can be subjected to this type of harassment, women tend to suffer it more. They generally hold lower paying jobs with less authority. Read more....

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Who doesn’t love a vacation? Time off from your job to spend at leisure with friends and family! As an Ontario worker, your vacation benefits are governed by the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA). Collectively, these benefits include vacation time, vacation pay and statutory holiday pay.


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The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that firing federal employees without cause is effectively illegal under the Canada Labour Code.


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In the event of a job loss, look out for your Record of Employment. Your employer prepares this document as a representation of your employment history with them. This is the most important of all employment insurance documents. 

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Recently terminated, laid off and seeking Employment Insurance? Here's what you need to know. Who is eligible and how and when to apply...

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The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently expanded the definition of disability to include circumstances uniquely faced by pregnant women. For workplace accommodation miscarriage, stillbirths and abortions are all now recognized as pregnancy related illnesses, along with the mental distress that ensues. If you suffer such an illness, our laws now offer you the same protection as any other person who is disabled while employed.

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Marijuana is in the news almost daily with legislation underway to legalize it. Canadian physicians are prescribing it with increasing frequency for pain, disability and chronic illness. Accordingly, with easier access to this drug, could workplaces encounter more cases of marijuana intoxication?

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Seven thousand contract workers filed a class action wrongful dismissal lawsuit against utilities retailer, Just Energy. They claim that this business unjustly enriched itself by classifying them as independent contractors when they were actually employees. 

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At our office in Toronto, employment lawyers practice to acquire deep levels of specialization. Dismissed unjustly? Unfair employment contract? Disability claim? Each one of these requires a different strategic approach. We assign your case to the lawyer with the best technical knowledge of the subject matter.

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Did you know, Revenue Canada allows you to deduct most legal fees incurred for an employment matter when you file your income taxes?

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