September 2010

Franklin Law is hard at work developing the Employees First series of Guides and Courses: The Employees First series of Guides and Courses will provide workers like you with immediate access to information, specifically geared to helping employees – and only employees – secure justice in the workplace. These Guides and Courses will provide workers …

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July 2010

Ron Franklin finishes his final term on the Board of the Workers’ Action Centre: After many years of volunteering as a Board Member at the Workers’ Action Center (“the WAC”), Ron Franklin’s second and final term came to an end on July 24, 2010. The WAC is a worker-based organization committed to improving the working …

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June 2010

Franklin Law may have created a human rights law precedent in Ontario by challenging an unsupportive Union: Ron Franklin is currently representing an employee in a duty of fair representation complaint against his Union and a human rights complaint against his employer. In an unfortunate turn of events, the Union attempted to intervene in the …

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May 2010

Persistence proves invaluable for wrongfully dismissed employee: When a wrongfully dismissed worker seeks out the assistance of a lawyer, most lawyers will start off by sending a demand letter demanding that the employer provide the employee with compensation. Some employers “call the employee’s bluff” and fail to respond or offer to pay much less than …

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February 2010

Ron Franklin speaks with students and faculty at a screening of “Journey to Justice” at Osgoode Hall Law School during Black History Month. Director Roger McTair’s film Journey to Justice looks at the battle for civil rights in Canada and the role of law and the people who used it to remove discriminatory laws and …

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