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  • Are You Legally Entitled to Breaks at Work in Ontario?

    Employers in Ontario are mandated to provide breaks to their employees, which may include lunch breaks and coffee/rest breaks throughout the workday. However, it is important to address common misunderstandings regarding the duration and frequency of these breaks. Not every workplace follows the sam … Read more »

  • Constructive Dismissal: Reducing the Employer’s Risk

     An employment relationship is a contractual arrangement, whether the employment agreement is expressly written or verbal. An employment agreement lays out the terms of employment, obligations, and expectations of the employer and the employee.  An employer can face a constructive dismissal claim fr … Read more »

  • Is Jury Duty Mandatory in Ontario?

    In  Ontario’s legal landscape, the obligation to participate in jury duty is a fundamental aspect of civic responsibility. As it stands, Ontario permits a jury of six individuals to deliberate in civil cases, unless statutory restrictions come into play. All Canadian citizens aged 18 and older can b … Read more »

  • Breach of Contract: What You Need to Know

    Contracts are the backbone of many professional and personal relationships, outlining the expectations and responsibilities of each party involved. However, what happens when one party fails to live up to their end of the bargain? This is where the concept of “breach of contract” comes into play. In … Read more »

  • Notice Period and Selling a Business: Explained

    In the current economic climate, employers face the challenging task of restructuring their companies and selling their businesses. One common concern arising from such transactions is the impact on employees. When employees face termination without cause, they are entitled to a reasonable notice pe … Read more »