Q&A: Maternity Leave & Your Rights as an Employee in Ontario

Having a baby can be one of the most exciting things in life. Along with the excitement of the new family member, however, come many new challenges: Will I go on maternity leave? How long can I take off work? Can I afford to be off work? What benefits and top-up can I get? Do[…]

Protecting human rights in the workplace: Lessons for employers

The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and the Courts have broken new ground in recent months, both in terms of the reach of anti-discrimination laws and the consequences for those who are found in breach. While the vast majority of employers provide respectful and inclusive workplaces, there are exceptions to this rule and sometimes, despite all[…]