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Mississauga employment lawyer helps protect employees from discrimination and harassment

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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

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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:

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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

What Mississauga businesses owners need to know about termination clauses in employment contracts?

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When a business hires a new employee, everyone hopes it will be a long and fulfilling relationship. However, in some cases, the employee is not the right fit for the organization, doesn’t fulfill job responsibilities, or performs actions that are simply incompatible with remaining in the job. For these reasons, it is important for employers to have termination clauses in their employment contracts. Gary Bennett of GAB Law Firm in Mississauga helps his clients create contracts that protect their businesses while being honest and transparent to manage employee expectations. What are termination clauses? A termination clause is an agreement between … Continue reading

Mississauga lawyer helps clients understand Ontario labour laws

Get better understand of Ontario labour laws from GAB Law Firm Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

As a unionized employer it is valuable to have a relationship with a lawyer who can help ensure that you understand Ontario’s labour laws, set up the proper policies for your workplace, and assist in creating a positive working relationship with the union. Gary Bennett in Mississauga works with management and unions giving him a unique perspective on many labour issues. What does a labour lawyer do? Labour law governs the relationship between corporations and the unions who organize their employees. Legal services of a labour lawyer include: Counseling and compliance – Businesses must comply with many laws and regulations, … Continue reading


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