Employee Rights Blog
Almost always, employers require a signed employment agreement as a condition of employment. If yours contains a non compete clause, seek legal advice before you sign, especially if you want to keep your options open about working for the competition.
Bram Lecker discusses Bankruptcy And Severance with Advocate Daily | This article was authored by and originally appeared on Advocate Daily. It is republished here with their permission. Bankruptcy Muddies The Waters For Employees Seeking Severance Employees could be substantially out of pocket if their employer goes bankrupt, says Toronto employment lawyer Bram Lecker.Under the Employment Standards Act, there are […]
Cannabis use is legal in Canada for recreational and medical use. With no employment laws in place specifically addressing its use, employers have filled the gap with workplace policies. If you are a user, then you should understand the law enough to navigate the matter because some workplace policies are sparking heated debates.
Ontario’s economy is changing. Workplaces are less secure, with part-time and contract jobs on the rise. The government passed sweeping changes to our employment laws to address this trend and provide workers with more rights. Bill 148 legislation becomes effective on January 1, 2018. What changes for you as a worker in this new Ontario economy?