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- Talking Politics at Work – Canada Election 2019
With the Canada Election 2019 approaching, employers would be wise to understand their rights and obligations when it comes to talking politics at work. First of all, in Ontario, it is not considered workplace discrimination to prohibit or punish someone for talking politics at work and expressing t … Read more »
- Time Off to Vote – Employee Rights Under Ontario Laws
Upcoming Federal Elections 2019 The 42nd Parliament is now dissolved and the 2019 Canadian federal election is fast approaching with polls opening October 21, 2019 from 9:00 am to 9:30 pm. With all the electoral buzz in the air, you might be asking yourself “does my employer have to provide me time … Read more »
- Is Permanent Citizenship a Bona Fide Occupational Requirement?
As a best practice, employers should refrain from inquiring a candidate’s citizenship status during the hiring stage. This is because citizenship status is a protected ground of discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Although much training and time can be invested for new employees, thi … Read more »
- Accommodation for Family Status Grounds: most overlooked accommodation obligation
One of the most overlooked obligations regarding human rights and accommodation is family status. This is a broad term, which applies to employees and their care obligations for individuals for whom they are responsible. This can include children, elderly parents, or relatives under the primary care … Read more »
- How to sue my employer in Ontario?
The process to sue your employer is simpler than you might think it is. Step 1. We draft the “statement of claim” (i.e. the lawsuit) We draft a document called a “statement of claim.” It contains a lot of legalese at the top, along with the names of the parties to the case – namely the “plaintiff(s) … Read more »