Tag Archives: Daniel Lublin

Can attending a white supremacist rally be grounds for dismissal?

After several attendees of last month’s white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., were outed on social media and then quickly fired, Canadian employers are asking, “Can attending a white supremacist rally be grounds for dismissal?” … Read More

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Termination Clauses and Contracting Out: Clarity Given by Recent Ontario Appeals Court Ruling

Employment Standards Act Review: The Employment Standards Act (2000) grants employees minimal guarantees. In terms of termination, the Employment Standards Act (ESA) provides one week of notice or pay in lieu for every year of … Read More

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Are your Employment Contracts Illegal?

Employers often require their employees to sign employment contracts that limit the amount of notice of dismissal they are required to provide.  In most cases, the employer attempts to limit its obligation to the bare … Read More

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The consequences of avoiding to pay a dismissed employee with a severance package

Employers should be careful when fabricating an allegation of cause for termination in order to avoid paying a dismissed employee with a severance package.  A recent decision confirms that these allegations can expose employers to … Read More

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My Boss Made Significant Changes to My Employment

Drastic Changes to My Employment The concept of an employer making a change to a workers employment is not odd. It’s possibly more common than we think. The issue employees take is the extent and … Read More

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Q&A: Can an employer significantly reduce an employee’s pay?

QUESTION Employers are finding that under recent economic changes, the salary paid to employees may need to reflect this change by significantly reducing an employees pay to account for their budget. Employee’s on the other … Read More

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Q&A: Is my non-compete agreement binding 15 years later?

QUESTION A contract is a document drafted by the employer and signed by their respective employee. It is up to the employee to review this document and, if in agreement with the content, the employee … Read More

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Addressing Legal Issues Related to Mental Health

The Mental Health of Employees at Work Addressing the legal issues related to the mental health of employees at work is one of the more perplexing issues facing employers in Canada. It is because of … Read More

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The ‘genius’ class action lawsuit by the Canadian Hockey League

The lawsuit filed last week by the junior hockey players against the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) has been classified by Toronto employment lawyer, Daniel Lublin, as ‘genius’.  After all, it is the first case where … Read More

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Employment terminations

Employment terminations can be cruel, and finding a lawyer that suits your wallet, is intimidating.  All termination scenarios vary from employee to employee, and finding a lawyer to counsel you every step of the way … Read More

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