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- Can I Form My Own Union?
Any group of eligible workers in Ontario can form a union. If 40% of the membership signs union membership cards, the Ontario Labour Relations Board will hold a vote to determine whether the union should be certified. A secret ballot is then held. 50% or more votes in favour will cause the union to … Read more »
- What the Coronavirus Means for Canadian Employers
Over the past several weeks, news of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV or Coronavirus) has dominated our newsfeeds, which at the time of writing has three confirmed cases in Ontario, two of which are in Toronto. The virus has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (W … Read more »
- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as Canadian citizens? It’s harder than it sounds
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have decided that they will live in Canada on a part-time basis with their son, Archie. Social media is buzzing with Canadians in delight that the Prince and the Suits star could be moving to their neighbourhood. Others are critical about the supposed “easy” move, as h … Read more »
- Resignation & Notice Periods: What is Required?
The Basics Many readers will be surprised to learn that the obligation to give notice of termination of employment is two-sided. The requirement that an employer give advance notice to an employee is well known. Just as the company is obliged by law to do so, the employee has the same legal obligati … Read more »
- How Do I Convince a Family Court Judge That My Ex-spouse Is Incapable of Being a Good Parent?
Differential parenting styles can have a negative effect on the family and is a frequent cause of separation or divorce. With that being said, concerns about the changes in a spouse’s behaviour can also lead to the end of the relationship, ultimately causing stress, anxiety and for one party to beli … Read more »