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ARLENE BYNON: Former Freshii employee says she was fired because of hearing impairment
ARLENE BYNON: Former Freshii employee says she was fired because of hearing impairment

Tue, May 1st 2018 - Kalia Douglas-Micallef was eager to spend months, and possibly years, working at a Freshii location in Scarborough. But after only two days of training, she said she was fired because of her hearing impairment.


TORONTO STAR: Uber court ruling exposes dangerous loophole, critics say
TORONTO STAR: Uber court ruling exposes dangerous loophole, critics say

Tue, Apr 10th 2018 - Uber drivers who want to fight their employer in court will have to go to the Netherlands to do it, an Ontario judge has ruled.


ROB SNOW: Ontario Court Decision Favouring Uber Threatens Workplace Rights
ROB SNOW: Ontario Court Decision Favouring Uber Threatens Workplace Rights

Tue, Apr 10th 2018 - Uber drivers who want to fight their employer in court will have to go to the Netherlands to do it, an Ontario judge has ruled.


SCOTT THOMPSON: Are You Allowed to Kiss at a Company Holiday Party?
SCOTT THOMPSON: Are You Allowed to Kiss at a Company Holiday Party?

Fri, Dec 15th 2017 - Partner Chantel Goldsmith joined Global News Radio 900 CHML to run through some office holiday party tips for employees and employers in the post-Harvey Weinstein era.


TASHA KHEIRIDDIN: Human Rights Hearing For Woman Docked Pay for Washroom Breaks
TASHA KHEIRIDDIN: Human Rights Hearing For Woman Docked Pay for Washroom Breaks

Thu, Dec 14th 2017 - Laurie Bates is challenging her employer at the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal after she says her pay was docked because of washroom breaks she needs for her disability. Employment Lawyer Jon Pinkus on the steps employers must take to accommodate employees, and how successful Bates' challenge will be.