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- Bell Layoffs Effect Thousands Of Employees
By Lecker & Associates Bell Media’s recent announcement of widespread layoffs and the sale of numerous radio stations has left many employees concerned about their futures. These changes include the discontinuation of multiple television newscasts and other programming cuts affecting stations like … Read more »
- Can Employers in Ontario, Canada Set a Mandatory Retirement Age?
Authored by: Soniya Ponniah Contrary to general belief, there is no law that permitted mandatory (e.g. forced) retirement at age 65. However, companies previously had mandatory retirement policies doing just that. Recent news that former United States Vice President Al Gore, aged 75, is resigning f … Read more »
- What Laws Protect Individuals with Disabilities in Canada?
Over 8 million Canadians experience disabilities since 2022, which may not always be apparent and can range from temporary to long-term. Disability can affect a person’s social integration and overall well-being, but supportive programmes and policies can enhance societal inclusion and improve quali … Read more »
- Your Employer Asks You to Return to the Office: Now What?
By: Soniya Ponniah– Lecker & Associates As Canadian employees grapple with transition back into the office, they find themselves navigating complex legal considerations. An article in the Financial Post (the “Article”) considered the implications of returning to the office, specifically who it has … Read more »
- What Are Examples of Disability Discrimination?
The Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities in Ontario and throughout Canada. Those laws also provide disabled people equal workplace opportunities and benefits without fear of discrimination. Employers cannot exclude disab … Read more »