Obesity as Grounds for a Human Rights Complaint

Ontario law protects individuals against adverse action due to a medical disability. The first issue with respect to this question of obesity is whether the person has a medical problem which has caused the condition of obesity. Ontario law requires this as a first step to substantiate a claim as the statute requires this. The […]

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Employment Insurance & Termination Claims

Most people are aware of their right to apply for E.I. benefits on termination of employment. The issue of E.I., however, has other complications for a claim based on unfair termination of employment. The Basics To be eligible, the individual must be terminated “not for cause” and have the necessary eligible number of hours of […]

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Parental Leave & E.I.

New E.I. Rules The Federal Government has announced changes to the rights of parents to Employment Insurance benefits which will now be effective in mid- March 2019. Parents whose children are born or adopted after March 17, 2019 will be eligible for the new benefits. Such parents will be then be entitled to five additional […]

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