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  • How to Request Accommodation for Disability

    Making a request for accommodation because of a medical disability often feels intimidating. If circumstances arise that impact your ability to do your job, what do you do? Sometimes disabilities arise and make it difficult to complete daily work duties. There are many varying types and degrees of d … Read more »

  • The Importance of Settlement Offers in Employment Law Litigation

    Settlement offers play a significant role in shifting the burden of legal fees. Used strategically, in the employment law context especially, settlement offers are a powerful tool to recover the expenses of litigation or to avoid them entirely by leading to efficient settlements. Legal Costs, genera … Read more »

  • The Three Most Important Ontario Employment Law Decisions of 2020

    This year has seen quite a number of highly influential Ontario employment law decisions. It seems that not even COVID-19 can slow the progress being made by the Courts to ensure workers across Ontario are being treated fairly. With the holiday season upon us, we have a rare opportunity to reflect o … Read more »

  • Unpaid Interns: Understanding Their Rights

    In theory, unpaid internships are meant to provide useful training to those without job experience to pad resumes and prepare them for the working world.  In reality, many unpaid internships offer no training and enter the realm of being considered exploitive. Many unpaid interns find themselves in … Read more »

  • 5 Steps to Follow After Being Fired

    Being fired is a terrible emotional blow and it can often be very difficult to move on. So much of who we are as individuals arises from the jobs we hold; so much of how we define ourselves is based on “what we do” for a living. It is not surprising that getting fired is often described as one of li … Read more »