Revikka is a barrister and solicitor licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada, specializing in employment law at Soni Law Firm.
Revikka completed her Juris Doctor degree at the University of Ottawa and Osgoode Hall Law School. She received an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Toronto.
Revikka articled at a renowned employment law firm in Toronto where she assisted with various aspects of employment law related litigation including an intervention at the Supreme Court of Canada.
During law school, Revikka was an Executive Member of the Employment and Labour Law Student Society. She volunteered at the Toronto Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic, where she assisted in providing legal services to low-income workers. Revikka also completed an internship with the Law Commission of Ontario, an organization dedicated to researching legal issues and making recommendations for law reforms.
Revikka has experience in various aspects of employment law including human rights violations, wrongful dismissals, constructive dismissals, sexual harassment, and workplace bullying and harassment.
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All Blog Posts By Revikka Balachandran
- Is Insubordination Just Cause for Termination In Canada?
- Is My Non-Compete Clause Enforceable In Canada?
- Can I Claim Constructive Dismissal In Canada If I Resign In Canada?
- Does Severance Pay Affect My Disability Benefits?
- Are Your an Employee, Independent Contractor, or Dependent Contractor? Foodora Case Summary
- T4 Slip: Deadlines, summary and what information employers need to include
- Economically ‘dependent contractors’ in Ontario entitled to reasonable notice period
- Does a business have to reimburse all expenses? Travel allowance explained
- How much do you get paid during maternity leave?
- Is nepotism in the workplace illegal?
- Employee health benefits in Ontario explained
- Ontario’s confusing vacation days and leave explained (hint: it’s mostly unpaid)
- Passed over for a promotion? These reasons are illegal
- Your Pay Stub Explained
- Demystifying ‘employee misconduct’
- Can an Employee Receiving Long Term Disability Benefits be Fired?
- Work in Ontario? Your Severance Pay May Have Just Taken a Hit
- Can Facebook Ads (Accidentally) Fall Foul of Employment Discrimination in Hiring
- Resignation Letter Can be Taken Back Else Wrongful Dismissal Ontario Court of Appeal Says
- Don’t Wait! You Have to Stop Workplace Harassment Now
- Know Your Rights: 5 Examples to Help You Understand Wrongful Dismissal
- How to ask for stress leave from your doctor? A break may be better than burnout
- Following a Wrongful Termination: Employee’s Duty to Mitigate
- How can sexual harassment in the workplace lead to constructive dismissal?
- The Significance of The Equal Pay Act Canada. What’s In It For You?
- What rights do you have if you are in ‘at will’ employment?
- Are You Aware of The New Law That Changes The Way Overtime Pay Is Calculated?
- Confused About EI For Self Employed? All Your Questions Answered
- Can I Be Dismissed For Insubordination? Learn About What The Canadian Law Says
- Trying To Understand Maternity Leave, Ontario? Here Is Everything You Need To Know
- Concerned About a Wrongful Dismissal? Find Out How You Can Contest It
- Looking to Learn More About Severance Pay? Here Is All That You Need To Know
- T4 vs. Incorporated Contract Laborers: Learn The Difference
- All About the Ontario Government’s Pay Transparency Legislation
- Connection between Human Rights Law and Pregnancy
- Can a Negative Employment Reference be Considered Defamation?
- Your Rights on Medical Leave
- Calculating Overtime Payments in Ontario
- How Would Ontario’s Proposed “Pay Transparency” Bill Effect Employers and Employees?
- A New Minimum Wage in Ontario
- Municipalities Should Focus on Why over How Much
- Ontario Court Looks at Private Facebook Photograph Rules
- Humpty Dumpty’s Philosophy on Compensatory Damages
- Ontario Court of Appeals Gives Clarity to “Catastrophic Impairment”
- Ontario’s Superior Court Certifies Class Action Against Rail Companies
- Law Society of Upper Canada Looks at Articling Reform
- Monster Energy Accused of Causing Teen’s Death