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- Understanding Employee Voting Rights on Election Day
Canada goes to the polls on October 21, 2019, and as such, it is an opportune time to review employee and employer rights and responsibilities on election day. This is important because mismanagement of voting rights can result in a violation of employment standards legislation or even unjust or wro … Read more »
- Sultan Lawyers on Dismissal Pt. 5: When Can I Claim Constructive Dismissal as a Result of Workplace Harassment?
Workplace harassment, violence or bullying are serious issues that affect many workplaces. So what happens when an employer fails to put an end to abusive conduct in the workplace and an employee is forced to take matters into their own hands? If the work environment has become so toxic and unsafe t … Read more »
- Employment Law and Immigration: Low vs. High-Income Streams
How Do I Decide Which Stream is Appropriate? The interaction between employment and immigration law is significant. Few areas reflect this more than Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIA) and their associated rules and regulations. This is because LMIAs are assessed by Employment and Social Develo … Read more »
- How do I Enforce My Rights if I am Part of a Union?
What is a Union? What Does it Do? Unions are comprised of union representatives or stewards and union members. Union representatives/stewards represent union members and work to ensure that employers comply with the governing collective agreement. When an employer does not comply with the collective … Read more »
- What Are my Minimum Vacation Entitlements in Ontario?
The Employment Standards Act (“ESA”) is the legislation that governs vacation entitlements in Ontario. An employee and employer may agree to additional vacation entitlements in the employment contract, but an employer cannot contract out of the minimum entitlements provided for under the ESA. Vacati … Read more »