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. 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 minimums set out for severance payments based on years […]
Bram Lecker discussed the legal gap between part-time and full-time workers with Advocate Daily. “I think the aim of the legislation was to remedy some of the loopholes that employers have used to avoid recognizing the full rights of temporary workers.”
Employers who plan to use unpaid summer interns should tread carefully. Generally, anyone who is not self-employed and carries out work for another person, company or organization is considered an employee and entitled to the provisions of Ontario’s Employment Standards Act (ESA), such as the minimum wage and severance pay.