We have heard it repeatedly from the media and our political leaders. These are unprecedented times. Since the goverment-ordered shutdown of all businesses and services that were deemed to be non-essential, the financial well-being of millions of Canadian employees - as well as the companies they work for - have been severely impacted. In … Continue reading COVID-19: Legislative Changes for Employees and Employers
When people think of property rights between individuals, often matrimonial disputes come to mind. In Ontario, only married couples have a right to what is called "equalization of net family properties" as provided for under the Family Law Act. For unmarried couples, any right to the property of the other spouse after a breakdown of the relationship … Continue reading What Is Unjust Enrichment and How Can It Affect My Property Rights?
Your boss calls you into her office for a meeting. As you step inside, you see the Human Resources Manager seated in one of the chairs on the other side of your boss' desk. The other chair is empty except for an envelope with your name on it. You may have already seen the writing … Continue reading “I’ve Just Received a Severance Package. What Should I Do?”