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How a U.S company advanced Canadian Labour laws

Ontario Labour Laws Advanced By U.S. Company

In 2009, Kohler Company from the U.S. purchased Canac Kitchens, a Canadian cabinet manufacturer. Three years later, they shut down the manufacturing plant terminating jobs in a fashion that was as un-Canadian as it could get. They inadvertently ended up strengthening Ontario labour laws in the process.

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Protections for Contract Workers Podcast

Protections for Contract Workers Podcast

If you primarily work on contract, then Bram Lecker discusses how Ontario’s employment laws protect you. Dependent contractors are now recognized as having the same rights under the law as employees.

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The Employee Rights Podcast | Lecker & Associates

Common Traps in Employment Contracts Podcast

Employment contracts are often one-sided and favour employers. In this podcast, Bram Lecker, Principal of Lecker & Associates and experienced employment lawyer, discusses how Ontario’s employment laws treat employment contracts.

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The Employee Rights Podcast | Lecker & Associates

Responding To A Termination Podcast

You have just received your marching orders at work. What do you do now? In this podcast, Bram Lecker, Principal of Lecker & Associates discusses exactly how employees should respond to a termination.

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Harassment At Work | Lecker & Associates |Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels

Harassment at Work? Employers,Take Heed!

In an egregious case of harassment at work, a judge found an employer as culpable of harm as the employee who perpetrated the harassment, all because they neglected to act on her complaints. Employers must take heed. Workplace harassment can no longer be ignored.

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