Tag: Human Rights

Human Rights

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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Franklin Law offers new human rights course for Unionized Employees

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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