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Common Employment Law Questions

Question: If working in a salaried position and being in sales (during a time of low sales) can your employer "pull salary" away from you and place you solely on commission effective immediately, even if … Read More

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Daniel A. Lublin, Toronto Employment Lawyer, wins suit without calling a single witness

In a recent Ontario Superior Court decision, Adjemian v. Brook Crompton North America, 2008 CanLII 27469 (ON S.C.), Daniel A. Lublin successfully argued for and won a Motion for Summary Judgment, effectively winning the case … Read More

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American meatpacking plant fires Muslim workers for unauthorized prayer breaks

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

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

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

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Sexism allegations rock Toronto law office

Diane LaCalamita, former lawyer at McCarthy Tetrault, has filed a 12 million dollar wrongful dismissal suit against her former employer. According to the National Post article, link below, she has declared that the blue chip … Read More

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Head scarf head ache settled: Salon Owner Ordered to Pay $8000

The verdict is out: Human rights trump hair styles. In November, 2007, Canadian entrepreneur, Sarah Desrosiers, faced a legal battle after denying employment to Bushra Noah for wearing her traditional headscarf and refusing to display … Read More

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Summer Hours: The Latest Work Perk

America has started a new trend offering employees special summer hours to enhance employee morale and overall quality of life. Will Canada follow? “Summer Fridays” are gaining popularity among U.S. companies, particularly small businesses looking … Read More

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Cross dressing judge ends quest to rescind resignation

Last February U.S. Judge Robert Somma was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Clad in a women’s dress, stockings, and pumps, his arrest led to much media scrutiny. Two days after pleading no contest … Read More

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Termination for toonie theft upheld

Nine years after being caught on camera for stealing a toonie from her employer, Tim Horton’s, Charlene Walsh may now have some answers about her termination. In 1999 Walsh was fired with cause for the … Read More

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BC Human Rights Tribunal supports transsexual’s termination

On May 27, 2008 the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal ruled in favour of BC Ferries with respect the the firing of transsexual employee, Deborah Magnone. Deborah, who was previously known as Marshall John Magnone, … Read More

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