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Following a Wrongful Termination: Employee’s Duty to Mitigate

To the Employee,  A sudden termination or dismissal is probably your worst nightmare. “Why did I get fired? What do I do now?” You may feel frustrated. You may wish to seek legal advice. You may want to go to Court. While this is your personal choice, your res...

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Are You Aware of The New Law That Changes The Way Overtime Pay Is Calculated?

Are you ready for the major changes in your overtime pay that Ontario’s got in store for you? The province recently passed a new law in April, bringing significant changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000. So why does the Read More

Can I Be Dismissed For Insubordination? Learn About What The Canadian Law Says

Trying to find a one-size-fits-all answer for whether you can be fired for insubordination can be a fool’s errand. Just like office interaction can range from cordial to hostile – and everything in between – instances of insubordination can be similarly varied and subjective. Instead, let’s try and ...

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Trying To Understand Maternity Leave, Ontario? Here Is Everything You Need To Know

Ontario’s maternity laws try and give new parents the time they need to bond with their newborn or adopted child. In fact, the policies try and make sure both parents get time to spend with their child and child-rearing duties are shared equally. Employers are, of course, free to offer benefits and ...

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Concerned About a Wrongful Dismissal? Find Out How You Can Contest It

“Your services are no longer required!” That’s a statement straight out of every employee’s worst nightmares. If this has been an unwavering cause of distress for you as well, do not fret over the dreadful possibilities. Sit back and analyze the situation thoroughly. We can help. For starters, yo...

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Looking to Learn More About Severance Pay? Here Is All That You Need To Know

Losing a job can be difficult for anyone. However, as daunting as it may be, it is important to know your legal rights so that you don’t end up with the raw end of the deal. One such aspect of job termination is severance pay. By definition, the term refers to the compensation that an employer pays ...

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T4 vs. Incorporated Contract Laborers: Learn The Difference

Home to thousands of newcomers, especially in recent times, Canada has generated numerous employment opportunities. As the Canadian market brims with jobs, it becomes equally important to demarcate the definitions of the diverse kinds of labour. Many might regard the distinction in the types of e...

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How Would Ontario’s Proposed “Pay Transparency” Bill Effect Employers and Employees?

Drawing from examples of laws implemented in Iceland, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Australia, proposed legislation in Ontario—referred to as the “pay transparency” bill—aims to end wage inequality between men and women in the province. Laws prohibiting wage discrimination have been in place sinc...

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