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Employment Law November 10th, 2015

Times are Tough, Even Judges Are Taking Notice

By Lior Samfiru

Recent case law acknowledges that difficult economic times make re-employment increasingly difficult across all employment types.

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Employment Law November 2nd, 2015

Lost Your Job? Here Is What You Must Know

By Lior Samfiru

Losing a job can be traumatic, especially when you are forced to make a decision about your severance package. Make sure you…

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Employment Law August 9th, 2015

Should Employees Be Fired For Referring Customers To Competitors?

By Lior Samfiru

A cashier was informing customers they could obtain the same items for less at a nearby Walmart and was fired for ‘disloyalty.’…

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Employment Law July 16th, 2015

Employer Obligated to Pay Severance: Lawyer

By Lior Samfiru

Employment lawyer Lior Samfiru talks about the reasons why employees are entitled to severance pay if they are terminated without cause.

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Employment Law June 14th, 2015

Should You Turn Down a Severance Offer?

By Lior Samfiru

What happens when you are let go, either with or without cause? Are you always owed severance pay? Should you reject an…

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Employment Law May 16th, 2015

Was Hydro One FHRITP Firing Justified?

By Lior Samfiru

Employment Lawyer Lior Samfiru discusses Hydro One’s decision to fire an employee for cause after he made sexually explicit remarks at a…

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Employment Law May 13th, 2015

Lior Samfiru on F*** Her Right in the P**** Firing

By Lior Samfiru

Hydro One has issued a statement saying it has fired one of its employees after he was found to have made crude…

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Employment Law May 11th, 2015

Hydro One employee fired for sexual harassment of Reporter: For Cause Termination?

By Lior Samfiru

A Hydro One employee was fired for cause after making a crude remark to a reporter. Can an employer fire someone for…

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Employment Law May 7th, 2015

When is it ok for the boss to spy on you at work?

By Lior Samfiru

Lior Samfiru, partner at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, discusses an employer and employee's rights when it comes to surveillance at the workplace.

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