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- Unionized employee wins right to pursue her case at the human rights tribunal, despite outstanding grievance
Unionized employees generally rely on their unions and the grievance process to address workplace discrimination and other employment issues. However, a human rights complaint is an exception to the rule that unionized employees must deal with workplace issues through their union. A unionized employ … Read more »
- Snow Days, Work and the Law: When Does a Worker have a Right to Stay Home due to Snow?
2019 has already brought us more than the average snow days. While this has meant frequent snow days for public school students, most working adults still had to go to work. Do employees have the right to snow days during extreme winter weather? Is there a law on Snow Days? The Employment Standards … Read more »
- Should Pro Bono Work be Mandatory?
Whether you’re a lawyer or not, you may have read about Chief Justice Wagner’s recent suggestion that lawyers should be required to do a certain number of pro bono (free) legal work each year. While this was framed as an access to justice solution, it gives me pause. MY FIRM POLICY As a general rule … Read more »
- Do Ontario Construction Workers Get Overtime and Severance Pay? Special Rules and Exemptions
Ontario construction workers may be surprised to find that they have different rights to overtime pay, severance pay and holidays or vacation than other workers. Where does the right to overtime and severance pay come from? The Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) governs minimum employment standard … Read more »
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