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Employment law advice when you might need in Mississauga

Employment Law Advice in Mississauga Area

Understanding your rights and responsibilities as an employee or employer is often confusing and overwhelming. That’s why many people turn to expert lawyers for advice. Mr. Gary Bennett has been helping clients in Mississauga understand and navigate legal and regulatory requirements for many years. His legal expertise and experience are relied on by businesses and employees. Often people don’t understand when or why they need an employment lawyer. Most people mistakenly believe that if they do the right thing, their employment career will automatically turn out well. This is not the case. Success is intentional. It must be planned and … Continue reading

Question: Do I have just cause to fire an employee if my employee refuses to be vaccinated in violation of my vaccination policy?

Just Cause To Fire An Employee As Per Vaccination Policy in Mississauga ON Area

Employers have an obligation to keep their workplaces safe. This obligation is found in the Occupational Health & Safety Act. For this reason, many employers have implemented mandatory vaccination policies. The Ontario government has also created policies requiring some employees to be vaccinated as a term and condition of their continued employment. These vaccination policies threaten to terminate the employment of any employee who refuses to be vaccinated but is this legal? Just cause is a very high threshold for any employer to meet. The Ontario Courts have consistently concluded that just cause is a form of capital punishment in employment … Continue reading

Mississauga employment lawyer helps protect employees from discrimination and harassment


A healthy workplace benefits both the employee and the business. Employees work best and attain their highest abilities in a safe and protected environment. However, not all workplaces are free from harassment or discrimination and it is important for employees to understand their employment rights and legal protections. Gary Bennett of GAB Law Firm in Mississauga has helped countless employees and businesses who are experiencing discrimination and harassment in the workplace. What is workplace harassment? Workplace harassment can generally be described as improper and unwanted conduct directed to an employee. It can include acts, comments, or other displays that demean, … Continue reading

How to find employment law advice in Mississauga


For many years clients have been turning to Gary Bennett in Mississauga for advice related to labour and employment law. His depth of experience includes working with both businesses and employees and unions to providing perspective and insightful legal advice. Mr. Bennett understands that finding a lawyer you trust can be challenging and offers the following tips and considerations. Why you need an employment lawyer Employment-related issues such as terminations, non-competition agreements, workplace discrimination or harassment, wages and benefits, health and safety, and family and medical leaves often lead to disputes between a business and an employee, or employees. Employment … Continue reading

Summary of Bill 148: what Mississauga employers need to know

Bill 148 became law in Ontario in November 2017. It changes several existing statues, including the Employment Standards Act 2000. There are numerous changes. Not all of them will be easy to comply with. Many of them will change the way employers do business. All of them will enhance the protections given to employees. Below is a summary of some of the key changes that we see impacting our Mississauga ON clients. Changes already in effect As of November 27, 2017 Employers cannot require employees to wear high heeled or other elevated footwear unless it is required for safety reasons. … Continue reading

What Mississauga employers need to know about medical marijuana in the workplace:


As the Cannabis Act takes effect, there is a great deal of confusion, especially regarding medical marijuana. Several clients at our Mississauga ON practice have asked how the new legislation will impact the rights of employees as well as employers. The short answer is that essentially, it doesn’t. Medical marijuana in the workplace has been an issue for employers since the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations (MMAR) law passed in 2001. The Cannabis Act which is expected to come into force in July 2018, is specific to recreational use. However, with legalization and de-stigmatization, the issue is becoming more common, and … Continue reading

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Saad M. "I reached out to Mr. Bennett for career mentoring, to which I received passionate mentor-ship with no self-interest of his own, but rather a commitment and a desire to see young legal-professionals grow. My experience with Mr. Bennett has led me to conclude that he is very knowledgeable and a master of his craft, willing to go above and beyond to assist those in need."
JZW "I met Gary by chance when I just planned to start my own practice. During the year, what Gary offers me is more than a mentor can do, real supports as a friend indeed, precious and knowledgeable legal advices and sharing experience in legal practice. And most importantly, he is a such nice and friendly lawyer and you will never regret to meet him. Highly recommend!"
Sherilshops "Knowledgeable, Professional, Empathetic. If you are looking for an experienced professional that listens to your concerns and has the knowledge and the ability to get results this is the Law Firm that you need. I would highly recommend them."
Chris C. "GAB Law Firm is the benchmark for other employment lawyers. The team is very knowledgeable in their area of expertise and they were empathetic to our situation. Gary was able to help us during a tough time and became our voice against a large company that was trying to intimidate and take advantage of us. I would recommend contacting GAB Law Firm 10 times out of 10!"
Abraham L. "I have had a working relationship with Gary Bennett for over 10 years. During that time he has helped me navigate the pitfalls of employment and staff with sound advice and services. While working with a lawyer can often feel daunting, and the legal system overwhelming, Gary Bennett and his staff at GAB have always taken a very personal approach helping me get through legal challenges that all business owners encounter. Gary and the team at GAB have always come through and I consider them an essential part of my business team."
Vanessa K. "Gary is very knowledgeable and passionate about his work. He is very helpful and extremely professional. Definitely would recommend Gary to anyone in need of his services."