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Franklin Law works with employees, independent contractors, and other workers whose rights have been violated or are at risk of being violated. Franklin Law's Consultation Clinics are typically held on Mondays and Thursdays and we charge a flat fee of $200.00 (incl. tax) for consultations lasting 1.5 hours or less. Franklin Law's Traditional Consultations are typically held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and we charge a flat fee of $300.00 (incl. tax) for consultations lasting 1.5 hours or less. Choosing the right law firm and right type of consultation is very important and we encourage you to review the information that we provide about our consultations before you decide to reques a consultation or call our office. If you believe that your rights have been violated, see value in our approach, and are very serious about understanding your legal options and obtaining frank and honest legal advice, please request a flat fee consultation by filling in the following form.
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HUMAN RIGHTS COURSE

Franklin Law offers new human rights course for Unionized Employees

Course Description In addition to exploring basic human rights concepts such as discrimination, harassment, accommodation, and reprisal under Ontario’s Human Rights Code, Franklin Law’s “The Human Rights Workshop for Unionized Employees” provides unionized employees with information that will help them to better understand important differences between filing human rights-related Applications before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario    […]

Employee avoids Constructive Dismissal

An Employee avoids being Constructively Dismissed with the help of an Employment Lawyer at Franklin Law

After 12 years with her employer, a dedicated, frontline worker was suddenly disciplined, demoted, and stripped of her supervisory duties.  The employer was vague about the complaints that fellow employees had made against her and was unable to justify its harsh disciplinary response. After multiple attempts to inquire about the case against her and to    […]

Restaurant Server Constructive Dismissal

Franklin Law helps an employee choose her health and well-being over her employment

An exceptionally experienced server in a prominent restaurant chain was injured at work and developed a number of disabilities as a result.  The seasoned employee booked a Franklin Law consultation after she had been forced out of her employment because younger and insensitive co-workers engaged in an insidious campaign of age- and disability-based harassment against    […]

Employee begins to understand the Human Rights Code-based harassment that she subjected another employee to

Franklin Law educates and empowers an employee about human rights-based harassment

When an employee was accused of harassing another colleague in violation of the Human Rights Code, she booked a Franklin Law Consultation to get much needed legal advice.  Although Ron Franklin’s advice was sobering, and of little or no comfort to the employee, the employee’s feedback provided yet another example of the ways in which    […]

Fighting injustice at work.

Franklin Law helps an employee who was dismissed for cause to settle his dispute

When an employee was dismissed for cause by his employer without any termination or severance pay, his co-worker referred him to Franklin Law.  Ron Franklin had dealt with this particular employer before, and when he reviewed the circumstances surrounding the employee’s termination, he came to believe that the dismissal was unjust.  Ron found two facts    […]

Ron Franklin discusses access to justice

Ron Franklin provides Franklin Law’s unique perspective on access to justice

Ron Franklin was honoured to be a panelist in an access to justice focused event at the Law Society of Upper Canada on April 8, 2015.  The event entitled, “Improving Access to Justice”, was organized by Flip Your Wig for Justice, an organization that fundraises for a number of organizations that promote access to justice    […]

Condominium

Franklin Law helps a condominium owner to pursue accommodation for her disabilities at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

When a condominium owner approached Franklin Law about the difficulties that she had experienced when she tried to get a condomimum corporation and a property management company to accommodate her disabilities, Ron Franklin was ready and willing to help. The owner met with Franklin Law after she had filed a human rights application at the    […]

Franklin Law helps an employee win at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

Mr. Gaisiner had been discriminated against and was ultimately terminated on the basis of his disability.  He came to Franklin Law for help, and Ron Frankin represented him at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.  After several days of hearing, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario rendered its decision in Gaisiner v. Method Integration Inc.    […]