Tag Archives: Discrimination in the Workplace

Can You Get Employment Insurance (EI) If You Quit?

If an employee voluntarily leaves their employment without reason, this would result in disqualification from EI entitlements. There are certain circumstances, however, that an individual would be able to voluntarily leave their employment without forfeiting … Read More

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Fired from Your Job Based on Discriminatory Ground

QUESTION #3 I have been fired from my job because my employer told me I don’t fit into their culture. Is this illegal or a form of discrimination? ANSWER  Termination Without Cause Terminating you because … Read More

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Addictions in the workplace- can I fire my alcoholic employee?

The workplace environment brings a number of people together under one roof which may include employees with addictions. There are no clear cut ways of identifying someone as an alcoholic. However, there may be signs … Read More

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Should I tell prospective employers about my disability?

Disability is a factor that can affect your job search efforts.  For instance, there are disabilities classified as “invisible” disabilities that are not physically noticeable, such as Asperger syndrome. People who have this do not … Read More

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Is favouritism a legal element for promotion?

The workplace is an environment where favouritism can build.  The real question is, is it legal to promote someone based on favouritism? The Employment Lawyers at Whitten and Lublin explain this topic in a deeper … Read More

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Solutions for your employment issues

Daniel Lublin, Employment Lawyer has recently written a couple of articles in his Globe and Mail column, where he answered a couple of readers’ questions regarding their employment issues. Here is what Daniel Lublin explains: … Read More

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Employee fired over an injury sets legal precedent in Ontario

A 2013 ruling in Wilson v. Solis Mexican Foods Ltd sets a new precedent, paving the way for employees to pursue human rights claims in court where the financial outcome can be largely unpredictable and … Read More

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Parent’s worst fear – will I have my job back after my parental leave

Most often, employees considering or expecting to become parents, face concerns about whether they will still have a job to return to after their parental leave is over. Overwhelmed by new parenthood duties and the … Read More

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Myths and facts of the workplace

In his latest article published in the Metro, Toronto Employment Lawyer, Daniel Lublin writes about his favourite workplace misconceptions that people tend to believe based on “word of mouth”. Myth 1: Discrimination means unequal treatment. Fact: … Read More

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Occupy Unemployment Line

Earlier this week CBC posted an article titled, “Occupy supporter said he was fired”.   Occupy – being a global protest that aims to raise awareness on social and economic inequality.  If you’re wondering about the … Read More

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