Tag Archives: Daniel Lublin

U.S. employer refuses to pay Canadian employee’s wage

When a U.S. employer refuses to pay a Canadian employee’s wage and claims they are not within the jurisdiction to file a claim, the employee has options.  The foundation of an employer/employee relationship is that … Read More

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An employee’s legal rights to disability payments

An injury or health complication can cause an employee to seek disability payments and/or modified work. Where disability plays a role, the insurance company is responsible to make payments to the employee.  Suddenly payments stop … Read More

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The workplace computer and your legal rights

A termination of employment can give rise to a number of factors that can cause frustration. Whether you are a long term or short term employee, you may or may not decide to save your … Read More

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Your employment rights regarding mental illness therapy

An employer-employee relationship can be impacted as a result of mental illnesses.  Depending on the diagnosis, these illnesses sometimes require medical treatment or counseling that may or may not be of interest to the employee.  … Read More

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Is Mandatory Retirement Legal?

Every employee is entitled to be protected and accommodated according to the law, based on certain grounds.  Two grounds for discrimination leave employees wondering what their legal rights are; age discrimination and sick leave based … Read More

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Your legal rights when dealing with a recruitment agency

Most often young graduates will list their names with a recruitment agency in hopes of finding employment opportunities faster than searching on their own. However, time goes by and after a period of unemployment, you … Read More

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Publicly criticizing your employer – Is it considered misconduct?

Nothing is more public than expressing your work frustrations and criticizing your employer on social media sites and the internet.  This is not the smartest idea considering the workplace consequences and the potential damage to … Read More

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Failure to investigate alleged misconduct can be costly

It is not uncommon for employers to fire first and ask questions later, especially in instances of alleged employee misconduct. Stelcrete Industries Ltd., a rebar assembly plant in Welland, Ontario learned that impulsive actions can … Read More

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Dealing with unpleasant issues in the workplace

In almost every workplace you will find employees with different backgrounds, habits and styles that can be distracting or annoying, especially when it comes to poor personal hygiene, including body odour, bad breath, etc.  Knowing … Read More

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Your employment law questions answered

Do you have any questions regarding severance, termination packages, or any other legal questions regarding employment law? Today, at noon Daniel Lublin will be online in the Globe and Mail answering your workplace law questions. … Read More

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