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Union Members and Employer Disability Plans | Leckers Law

Union Members, Employees and Employer Disability Plans

We say unions are a good thing. They have given workers a voice, an ability to achieve fairness in the employment relationship that can be anything but balanced. They have fought and paved the way for a multitude of societal reforms and benefits in the workplace such as maximum hours of work, overtime, health/dental benefits […]

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Is Employer Allowed to Cut Salary in Ontario | Leckers Law

Is My Employer Allowed to Cut My Salary in Ontario?

In Ontario, it is unlawful for your employer to drastically cut your salary, change your hours or reduce your pay. When an employer decides to enforce a significant pay cut or other major changes to your compensation, you have the option of bringing a lawsuit for constructive dismissal. When Does a Pay Cut Result in […]

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Guide to Severance Pay Entitlement in Ontario | Leckers Law

Your Quick Guide to Severance Pay Entitlement in Ontario

The Ontario Employment Standards Act outlines rules Ontario employers and employees must follow, including providing minimum entitlements that employers must pay an employee in the event of termination without cause or constructive dismissal. Notice Pay vs. Severance Pay Notice pay (also referred to as termination pay or pay in lieu of notice) is the first […]

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Refusing to Return to the Office and Insubordination: What Should You Do? | Leckers Law

Refusing to Return to the Office and Insubordination: What Should You Do?

Employees working remotely are refusing to return to the office as pandemic constraints are relaxed. Employees have seen that working from home works for them, with increased/good efficiency, similar levels of communication, increased happiness and theoretically more loyalty to the employer. Some offices have allowed a perpetual work-from-home set-up or some hybrid arrangement. Others have […]

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Is Your Boss Guilty of ‘Quiet Firing’? Here’s How to Tell | Leckers Law

Is Your Boss Guilty of ‘Quiet Firing’? Here’s How to Tell

“Quiet quitting” is the latest term popping up on social media feeds, gaining traction among workers who are tired of going above and beyond for little return. But, now, the conversation has turned to a related topic — “quiet firing.” Essentially, quiet firing happens when employers demoralize workers enough that they decide to leave on […]

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Quiet Firing Is the Latest Workplace Trend | Leckers Law

Quiet Firing Is the Latest Workplace Trend

As “quiet quitting”—which is actually just doing the job you were hired for and not going above and beyond—gains traction among Gen Z workers, so has the concept of “quiet firing.” The topic is sparking conversations on social media where some people argue that the real problem is not with young workers establishing boundaries, but […]

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