Working for Employees and Employers in the Windsor area.
Lost your job? Make sure you have been paid what you are owed in severance. Our Windsor lawyers are skilled at quickly assessing severance offers and advising you as to whether you have a fair deal.
We advise employees and employers on the use and enforceability of non-competition and non-solicitation clauses. Our Windsor lawyers quickly assess the strength of such clauses, and advise as to potential liability.
Discrimination may be an action or a decision that negatively affects you as a result, for example, of your race, age, disability or sex. In Ontario, the law protects against such discrimination. Our Windsor human rights lawyers can help you enforce your rights.
Severance Package Review
If your employer presents you with a severance package, make sure you know whether it is fair. Our lawyers can help you assess the offer and, if required, negotiate on your behalf to get a better deal.
Employment Contract Review
Drafting a clear and enforceable employment contract that protects your interests is one of the most important things that a business can do. Failing to do so can result in significant liability. Our lawyers can help you avoid common mistakes.
If you find that your short or long term disability benefits have been denied, do not give up. Our disability lawyers help employees appeal from a denial of benefits. We offer representation and will help ensure that the insurance company receives the information it requires to approve your receipt of benefits.
Have you recently experienced a major change in your job? Has your salary or hours been reduced? Have your job duties been drastically altered? Don’t take these changes lying down. Our Windsor employment lawyers can help.
Clearly-drafted workplace policies should be the cornerstone of employee management at any business. We regularly work with our employer clients to help simplify the workplace policy process and ensure compliance.
About the Firm
Vey Willetts LLP - Windsor Employment Lawyers
At Vey Willetts LLP, we focus on employment law because we believe in doing one thing, and doing it very well.
At our practice we've gotten to know every aspect of employment law. We also believe in getting to know our clients exceptionally well, whether they are employees or small-business owners and managers.
We learn their history, the details of their situation, and their priorities, in order to truly understand their needs and come up with the best strategy to help them.
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Employers who fail to incorporate a binding termination clause into their written employment agreements may face significant, and unexpected, liability for severance. This lesson was learned the hard way by Qualified Metal Fabricators (“QML”) in a recent unpublished case out of Toronto. QML employed Mr. Roy Singh as an assembler from May 2011 until his dismissal,[…]
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When the T-1000 came from the future to destroy John Connor, Arnie made sure he was stopped in his tracks. While employers who have to date relied upon prohibitive time and costs to deter ex-employee claims might not face the wrath that Skynet did, given the recent decision of Cloutier v. Q Residential LP Corp,[…]