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National Short-Term Disability Insurance | By Bram Lecker, Employment Lawyer National Short-Term Disability Insurance: A clear and present need in a just society. Employment lawyers regularly take on cases involving clients who have trouble accessing their employee disability insurance benefits. Indeed, many individuals desperately need them to get through short-term and long-term illnesses and injuries. […] The post The Case For a National Short-Term Disability Insurance Plan appeared first on Lecker & Associates.…
Canadians and Americans may be culturally similar on some levels. However, in the arena of employment law, we could not be further apart. This is a legal environment that would make the likes of Donald Trump contrite and speechless.A ground-breaking recent case is sure to render many U.S-style employment contracts null and void in Ontario. Does yours pass the smell test? The post U.S-Style Employment Contracts appeared first on Lecker & Associates.…
On June 1, 2020, the Ford government introduced amendments to the Employment Standards Act (ESA). The changes primarily accommodate employers and their present-day financial woes. At a glance, this will come as a terrible blow and a step backwards for employee rights in Ontario. However, Ontario’s employment laws still remain pro-employee. Here’s why. The post Employers Beware! New Ontario Employment Laws Will Not Stop Lawsuits appeared first on Lecker & Associates.…
On June 1, 2020, the Ford government introduced amendments to the Employment Standards Act (ESA). The changes primarily accommodate employers and their present-day financial woes. At a glance, this will come as a terrible blow and a step backwards for employee rights in Ontario. However, Ontario’s employment laws still remain pro-employee. Here’s why. The post Ontario’s Employment Laws Remain Pro-Employee, Despite COVID-19 Amendments appeared first on Lecker & Associates.…
CERB was introduced with great haste in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Ordinarily, such programs take months and years to design. While it has temporarily replaced the EI benefits program, the government has not presently clarified how CERB will be treated against severance pay. The CRA may require you to pay it back. The post Will Your Severance Pay impact CERB? appeared first on Lecker & Associates.…