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Category: Employee Rights

Employee rights: How to handle threats on the job

April 2nd, 2018 in Employee Rights

Everyone has the right to go to work each day without possibly being harmed or threatened. When it comes to employee rights in the workplace in Ontario, threats doesn’t just include physical harm, but also the possibility of it. It also…

Employee rights: Can a former employee sue a past employer?

March 5th, 2018 in Employee Rights

There are certain instances when employees could launch litigation against their former employers. When it comes to employee rights in Ontario, if an employee was fired he or she may have grounds to sue — unless the employee was a union…

Ontario employee rights: Getting sacked at work

February 15th, 2018 in Employee Rights

Employees never want to be called into the boss’s office when things haven’t been going so well at work. No one enjoys the moment when one is informed that he or she is fired. Those in Ontario who find themselves…

What are employee rights in Ontario when a co-worker is a bigot?

February 12th, 2018 in Employee Rights

Most people in the workplace try to get along with one another. But when one of those co-workers is an alleged bigot or racist and makes comments that make others uncomfortable, employee rights in Ontario could be infringed upon. Often,…

From tipping to breaks: What the law says about employee rights

February 6th, 2018 in Employee Rights

All workers have certain rights under the law. But what do those laws say exactly about employee rights in Ontario? There are many things of which many people are probably unaware — rules that govern everything from tips to breaks…

Getting fired and employee rights in Ontario

January 17th, 2018 in Employee Rights

No one likes to lose a job, for whatever reasons. But when an employer fires an employee in Ontario, there are certain rules that must be followed, according to the Employment Standards Act. The law protects certain employee rights. Employees…

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