Month: October 2019

Exclusive Contractors Are Entitled to Severance

Not all workers in Ontario are entitled to a severance package upon their dismissal. Are you? A person’s right to a severance will ultimately depend on the nature of their relationship with their employer.  The law draws a distinction between employees and contractors.  Years ago, it may have been accurate to say that only those who […]

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A Worker’s Right to Vote

As Canadians prepare to cast their votes in the upcoming federal election, employees and employers alike should be aware of the specific legal entitlements that are in place to ensure that all workers have an opportunity to exercise their civic duty. All Canadian employees who are eligible to vote on polling day (a Canadian citizen […]

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