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  • Changing Employment Terms. Can Tim Horton’s Do That?January 5, 2018

    A Coburg based Tim Horton’s franchise made the news yesterday. Following the increase in minimum wage mandated by Bill 148, the franchise owners informed their employees of changing employment terms. To compensate for the extra wage costs, employees would no longer receive paid breaks, benefits and … Read more »

  • Bill 148 – Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017.December 29, 2017

    Ontario’s economy is changing. Workplaces are less secure, with part-time and contract jobs on the rise. The government passed sweeping changes to our employment laws to address this trend and provide workers with more rights. Bill 148 legislation becomes effective on January 1, 2018. What changes f … Read more »

  • Sick LeaveDecember 27, 2017

    Most employees wear their attendance record like a badge of honour. It symbolizes their work ethic and loyalty to their employer. When ill, it is not uncommon to see many opt to come into the office. This, despite receiving government protected sick leave or employer sponsored disability benefits. W … Read more »

  • ‘Tis the Season to be Fired!December 10, 2017

    Everyone is imbued with the holiday spirit this time of year. Everyone it seems, except our large corporate employers. In our experience during the festive season, precisely 6 weeks before the end of the year, more pink slips are handed out than any other period in the calendar year. They fly out li … Read more »

  • All about Parent Employee RightsDecember 6, 2017

    This article is for any Ontario employee who is a parent or contemplating parenthood. Pregnant women frequently grapple with the matter of job security. An expectant father considering time off for parental leave might wonder whether his job will still be there when he returns. And working parents m … Read more »