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Employee Resignation Best Practices in Ontario | Leckers Law

How to Resign From Your Employment and What to do if Your Employee Resigns

Employee resignation is one of several ways that an employment relationship can come to an end. While employers may have fewer legal obligations when an employee resigns than when an employee is terminated, it is still important for employers to observe certain best practices when they receive an employee’s letter of resignation. A recent article […]

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How Do Employment Lawyers Work in Ontario? | Leckers Law

How Do Employment Lawyers Work in Ontario?

Whether you have been wrongfully let go from your job, or you need help reviewing an employment contract, a Toronto employment lawyer can be incredibly beneficial with many different employment-related matters. But you may be wondering: what exactly does an employment lawyer do, and how do I know if they can help? To give you […]

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What Can an Employment Lawyer Do for Me in Toronto? | Lecker & Associates

What Can an Employment Lawyer Do for Me in Toronto?

Employment lawyers provide legal representation for both employers and employees. They are premium human capital in the field of employment law and can provide expert litigation services to address workplace conflicts like harassment and wrongful terminations. They can also provide legal advice. Here are some other ways employment lawyers can assist you: Creating and Evaluating […]

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T’is the Season to be Fired 2021! | The Grinch menacingly looking out from behind a sigh that says yeah, happy holidsays & all

T’is the Season to be Fired 2022!

At this time of the year everyone is imbibed with that holiday spirit, everyone, that is, except large corporate employers. Like the Grinch that stole Christmas, since my recent memory, employers have always chosen the 6 weeks before the end of December to send out a tidal wave of those pink slips, more than any […]

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EI Sick Benefits Have Been Extended to 26 Weeks | Leckers Law

EI Sick Benefits Have Been Extended to 26 Weeks

The federal government of Canada is extending Employment Insurance sickness benefits to 26 weeks. Previously, an eligible applicant was only entitled to receive 15 weeks of sickness benefits under the Employment Insurance Act. The extended Employment Insurance sickness benefits will be effective for any applications starting on December 18, 2022. Extended Employment Insurance sickness benefits […]

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Hiring an Employment Lawyer: When Is the Right Time? | Leckers Law

When Is the Right Time to Hire an Employment Lawyer?

Employment lawyers are a great resource to have when facing employment-related legal disputes. They ensure that employers’ and employees’ rights are protected against exploitation and resolve workplace disagreements that violate labour and employment laws. Hiring an employment lawyer is in your best interests because they can explain legal jargon, reduce your risk of being sued […]

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CEOs Can't Bully Their Employees Anymore | Lecker & Associates

CEOs Can’t Bully Their Employees Anymore

Elon Musk’s ultimatum to Twitter workers holds a lesson for his fellow CEOs: Tread lightly. The decision by reportedly at least 1,200 Twitter employees to choose three-months severance over Musk’s promise of “extremely hardcore” working conditions could put the company’s future at risk, as key staff are reported to have departed. Continue to read the […]

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Disability Benefits Cut Off by Your Insurer? | Lecker & Associates - Toronto Employment Lawyers

Disability Benefits Cut Off by Your Insurer?

People receiving Long Term Disability Benefits have enough to worry about. The last thing they need is to have their disability benefits cut off. After all, your Employee Benefits Booklet generally indicates that you are entitled to receive at least 66% of your income each month if you become ill and are unable to do […]

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10 Things Your Boss or Employer Cannot Do in Ontario | Leckers Law

10 Things Your Boss or Employer Cannot Do in Ontario

Employers have a tremendous amount of power over employees and their working life. There is a large amount of actions your employer can do against you. As a result, employees have to tolerate a lot of actions taken by their boss, manager or company. However, in this article, we are going to address 10 things […]

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