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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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Is it Legal to Record My Employer or Manager? | Lecker and Associates

Is it Legal to Record My Employer or Manager?

So often I am asked if it is legal to record one’s employer. Other times, I am asked whether one should record their employer. I typically begin the conversation by differentiating what is legal and what is reasonable in the context of employment law. In Ontario, we have one-party consent with respect to recordings which […]

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What To Do If You’re Being Sexually Harassed at Work? | Lecker & Associates - Disability and Employment Lawyers Toronto

What To Do If You’re Being Sexually Harassed at Work?

Employers are responsible for creating and maintaining a work environment free from all harassment, including sexual harassment. Legally, a company must respond to and address any complaints of sexual harassment at the workplace. If you believe you are being sexually harassed at work, contact a sexual harassment lawyer to discuss your legal options. What is […]

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6 Signs Your Boss Might Be A Narcissist | Lecker & Associates - Disability and Employment Lawyers Toronto

6 Signs Your Boss Might Be A Narcissist

Many of us, unfortunately, encounter a bad boss at some point in our careers. But a narcissistic boss creates its own special kind of headache. At worst, they can chip away at your self-esteem by constantly needling you over your perceived faults and outright insulting you on a constant basis. They are always perfect; you […]

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Understanding the importance of workplace harassment policies

Employers need well-defined policies that are readily accessible to staff to prevent workplace harassment, Toronto employment lawyer Bram Lecker tells Advocate Daily. Lecker, principal of Lecker & Associates, says workplace harassment can result in fines and subject orders, such as apologizing and paying compensation. “We have three avenues for the same kind of conduct. There is the Occupational Health […]

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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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