So this is kind of funny, but also kind of not funny if you have to actually use it. Basically, if you get fired, and you want to know how much your boss should pay you off, you're in luck.
On Sept. 25, Toronto-based lawyer Lior Samfiru filed the lawsuit on behalf of his clients, Michael Mosey and Eileen Tremblay - two former Trillium Screw managers laid off after the manufacturing company shuttered its doors last year.
Two long-time former employees of a Pickering manufacturing company are suing the Ontario Ministry of Labour on the grounds they were given bad advice about their severance entitlement.
TORONTO -- A lawyer claims those manning the Ministry of Labour's telephone helpline are misleading the public about severance pay entitlements. Lawyer Lior Samfiru, of Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, filed lawsuits Wednesday at an Oshawa courthouse
"The ministry only advises people to their minimum entitlements, but they don't tell people that's what they're doing," Samfiru said Wednesday. "If you don't have expertise in employment law, which most people who call that number wouldn't, you would not understand that you have other entitlements."