fighting injustice at work...
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 one hour 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 one hour 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 request 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.
Send

Human Rights

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

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”.     […]

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    […]

Franklin Law helps an Employee hold her Employer accountable by filing a Human Rights Application after her Disability Leave

Two years after starting her role as an administrative assistant, a worker became ill and was required to take a Long Term Disability leave.  When the employee was cleared to return to work, her employer informed her that her position was no longer available.  The employer then put the onus on the worker to apply    […]

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    […]

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    […]

Career teacher settles religious accommodation case with school board with Franklin Law’s help

When a career teacher sought religious accommodation at work at his school and the school board refused his requests, he turned to Franklin Law for help in arguing his case at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO).  A key issue in his case was whether or not the school board was obligated to or    […]

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    […]