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Roberta Mazzariol holds her school board accountable, speaks truth to power, and fights injustice at work

What does it mean to fight human rights-related injustice at work? Roberta Mazzariol can teach a master class on that subject. Roberta is a teacher who works at a school board in Southwestern Ontario.  When she was discriminated against on the basis of her disability, she knew that she had to hold the school board […]

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How Franklin Law’s Duty of Fair Representation Self-Help Video and Tool Kit can address some of the challenges faced by disenfranchised Unionized employees when fighting injustice at work?

Let’s get the obvious out of the way.  While most Unions do a good job of representing their members, some Unions could and should do a much better job of educating, communicating with, representing, and being accountable to the workers that they represent.  The fact that this is uncontroversial speaks to the fact that there

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Top 10 situations in which Unionized employees in Toronto and across Ontario may be able to hire their own Lawyers

Question: When can Unionized employees in Toronto and across Ontario hire their own labour, human rights, or occupational health and safety lawyers? Answer: Unionized employees in Toronto and across Ontario can hire Franklin Law’s labour lawyers, human rights lawyers, and occupational health and safety lawyers in many more situations than web searches would lead them

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Ron Franklin discusses the relaunch of Franklin Law’s Employees First series of Courses and Workshops

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Why this post? Why now? You, like many others, might be wondering why Franklin Law is so committed to offering courses and workshops to employees and other workers.  You might say, “You are lawyers not teachers… you are most effective in the courtroom not the classroom and that’s where you you should focus your energy”. 

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