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4th Aug 2017

Under human rights law, individuals that suffer from addiction are protected under prohibited grounds of discrimination. For this reason, any policy that has an adverse effect on employees with addictions will have to be a … Read More

14th Nov 2016

A company has a duty of care with respect to information conveyed to potential employees during the course of an interview. This extends to hiring managers, human resource representatives and/or any employees chosen to conduct … Read More

28th Jul 2015

QUESTION It is not uncommon for an employee to be unsure of which law applies to their employment matter. Specifically, where the place of residence is not the same as the location of their employer. … Read More

Employment Insurance to get much needed boost

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28th Mar 2009

Citing increased demand, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Diane Finley, announced yesterday that the Federal Government will pump $60 million into the Employment Insurance program. Minster Finley made a further announcement, advising that … Read More

Should lawyers be judging judges?

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6th Mar 2009

A recent study requesting lawyers to critique Canadian judges has started to cause a stir in the legal community. Click here for Kirk Makin’s Globe & Mail article on same. Daniel A. Lublin is an Employment … Read More

New Changes Coming to Ontario Courts

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30th Jan 2009

Just over a month ago, Ontario Attorney General Chris Bentley made an announcement regarding changes to the Ontario Civil and Small Claims Court systems. The changes, made to improve accessibility in the courts, are based on former Associate … Read More

American meatpacking plant fires Muslim workers for unauthorized prayer breaks

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22nd Sep 2008

A dispute between Muslim workers and a Nebraskan meat packing plant regarding employee breaks has recently made national and international news headlines. The JBS Swift plant is in hot water after the termination of what … Read More

Don’t be too quick on the trigger with the send button.

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16th Sep 2008

As reported by the Toronto Star, Rick Sullivan sent an email to pal Jason Wade regarding rumours about former co-worker, Ronald Harrington.  The contents alleged that Harrington was dismissed from his previous employment for “cooking … Read More

21st Aug 2008

Bell Canada’s recent decision to lay off 2,500 managers has caught the attention of several lawyers who specialize in class-action suits, as reported in the National Post on Wednesday.  This has left me wondering, is … Read More

Daniel Lublin, Employment Lawyer, in National Post

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22nd Jul 2008

Rogers beverage service provider Aramark, has taken an official position that they will not reinstate legendary beer vendor, Wayne McMahon. Click here for video highlights from Wayne’s press conference yesterday, thanks to our friends at … Read More