Employee Rights Blog
Seeking long-term disability benefits as a heart and stroke patient can be fraught with minefields. Are you set up to navigate this while also trying to get your health back on track?
Layoffs and terminations are frequently used interchangeably and erroneously in the media. If you have lost your job due to the COVID-19 emergency measures, you must understand which one applies to you because your rights vary greatly, depending on which one it is.
Ontario is open for business following the COVID-19 emergency lock down. But employees have questions about their health and safety, as well as job status and security. Here are answers to the top ten return-to-work questions we receive from employees.
The COVID-19 crisis has put a glaring spotlight on the matter of sick leave. Will you manage financially if you have to take extended time off from work to recover? National short-term disability benefits would dovetail perfectly with the long-held Canadian tradition of universal healthcare. And implementing it would require nothing more than simple modifications to existing programs.
The Supreme Court of Canada cemented legal protection for employees from harsh and punitive arbitration clauses they may have been forced to sign as a condition of employment. Read how Uber workers in Ontario made this possible.