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Human Rights


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    […]

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    […]


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    […]


The Law Times asks Ron Franklin of Franklin Law to comment on the “Canadian Experience Requirement”

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has taken the position that the requirement for “Canadian experience” should be assumed to discriminatory unless an employer or regulatory body can show that it is a bona fide requirement.  Ron Franklin told Law Times that he thinks the OHRC got it right.  In the Law Times’ September 9,    […]


The Law Times interviews Ron Franklin of Franklin Law about the differences between litigating human rights at the HRTO and in Court

When Law Times wanted a human rights opinion from a lawyer with hands on experience in the field, it contacted Ron Franklin.  Drawing from his own experience, Ron focused on the positive impact that including legitimate human rights allegations can have in settling difficult disputes in Court and at the HRTO.  (Click to view the    […]

Franklin Law rolls out its Human Rights Course

Designed by Franklin Law Articling Student, Digal Haio, the Human Rights Workshop is an interactive course which will explore human rights concepts, identify human rights issues that typically arise in the workplace and provide information on basic rights and obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code. This Course is essential for anyone working in Ontario.  It’s    […]

OHRC puts Creed and Religious Observances in the spotlight

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (“OHRC”) invited Ron Franklin to its workshop on Creed and the Accommodation of Religious Observances:  Ron participated in a day long legal workshop on rights relating to religious belief and practice.  The event was hosted by the Ontario Human Rights Commission in partnership with York University’s Centre for Law and    […]