Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise law for Tuesday June 20, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. Did you know that an Employee is obligated to give reasonable notice of his or her intention to resign from his or her position of employment? The amount of notice to be given will depend ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily #LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Tuesday June 13, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. Did you know that your Employer has a duty to accommodate your disability up until a point of undue hardship? An employee is however responsible for requesting the accommodation and providing the employer with ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday May 26, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. In 2015, an Ontario Court awarded 27 months’ of pay in lieu of reasonable notice to a 65-year-old civil engineer who had been employed for 40.66 years. In exceptional circumstances involving extraordinarily long-service employees, it ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday May 9, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. Ontario employees are prohibited from discrimination and harassment against any employee. Employers may not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, citizenship, creed, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, record of ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Tuesday May 2, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. It is very difficult for employers to prove “just cause” for termination, unless there is evidence of gross or wilful misconduct, like theft, fraud, or intentional dereliction of duties. To establish “cause” for termination ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Tuesday April 25, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. The amount payable to wrongfully dismissed employee depends on length of employment, age salary and several other factors.  It can be as much as one month for each year of service, or even more ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Tuesday April 18, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. Can an employer lawfully terminate an exceptional employee who has had consistently good performance reviews? Under Ontario law, an employer may terminate any employee without cause, so long as the employer provides reasonable notice, ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday April 4, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. If your employment agreement prohibits you from competing with your employer or soliciting its customers after you leave, those restrictions may not be enforceable. Non-competition agreements are generally unenforceable against Ontario employees. Many non-solicitation agreements ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday March 28, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. “My ex-employer just gave me a severance proposal, but I was only given 3 days to respond. Is that legal?” The law does not address this question. As a courtesy, you or your lawyer should ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here are your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday March 21, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net Did you know that a probationary period may go longer than three (3) months? The Employment Standards ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday March 14, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. For more information on employment law, family law, wills, estates, and estates litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net Did you know “use it or lose it” vacation policies are illegal. Upon termination of employment, any ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday March 7, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Mar 7, 2017 at 7:18am PST Did you ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday March 7, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Mar 7, 2017 at 7:18am PST Did you ...

Wise Law Blog: Wrongful Dismissal and Ontario’s Employment Law Framework

BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYER At first glance, Ontario’s employment law framework is deceivingly simple. If an employer seeks to terminate an employee without having any just cause to do so, it must simply provide that employee with reasonable notice of its intentions to terminate the employment, or alternatively pay the employee in lieu of ...

Wise Law Blog: Wrongful Dismissal and Ontario’s Employment Law Framework

BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYER At first glance, Ontario’s employment law framework is deceivingly simple. If an employer seeks to terminate an employee without having any just cause to do so, it must simply provide that employee with reasonable notice of its intentions to terminate the employment, or alternatively pay the employee in lieu of ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday February 22, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law and Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Feb 22, 2017 at 7:06am PST Did ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday February 22, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law and Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Feb 22, 2017 at 7:06am PST Did ...

Wise Law Blog: Applying the Bardal Factors

BY GARRY J. WISE AND RACHEL SPENCE The innovative, former president of CanLii, Colin Lachance, recently acquired the iconic Maritime Law Book, and it appears that he is well on his way to continuing to revolutionize Canada’s legal information, publication and research industries. He recently launched “Bardal Factors,” a beta version of a possible, future ...

Wise Law Blog: Applying the Bardal Factors

BY GARRY J. WISE AND RACHEL SPENCE The innovative, former president of CanLii, Colin Lachance, recently acquired the iconic Maritime Law Book, and it appears that he is well on his way to continuing to revolutionize Canada’s legal information, publication and research industries. He recently launched “Bardal Factors,” a beta version of a possible, future ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday February 14, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, and Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. In addition to the minimum notice and severance required by the Employment Standards Act, Ontario employees ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday February 14, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, and Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. In addition to the minimum notice and severance required by the Employment Standards Act, Ontario employees ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday February 7, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Feb 7, 2017 at 6:45am PST Do employees have different severance entitlements under the Employment Standards Act and in wrongful dismissal cases that are decided in ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday January 31, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. For more information on employment law, family law, and wills, estates and estates litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 31, 2017 at 6:26am PST In ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday January 24, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 24, 2017 at 6:44am PST Under Ontario’s Human Rights Code, where discrimination or harassment has been proven the Tribunal can award significant remedies to employees. ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday January 17, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 17, 2017 at 7:03am PST Ontario employees are prohibited from discrimination and harassment against any employee. Employers may not discriminate on the basis of race, ...