Sep 23, 2019
Our employee, Robert, has worked for us for two years. Robert is black and his supervisor, Kyle, iswhite.Recently therehasbeentensionin the workplace. Robert brought a complaint to human resources alleging that Kyle is targeting him because of his colour. We retained an outside investigator who spent three weeks looking into the allegations. It was determined that Robert’s allegations were unfounded, although made in good faith. We cannot allow loose allegations like this that cause disruption in the workplace.Our management team would like to fire Robert. Canwe do that?
David van der Woerd
Sep 03, 2019
My neighbour’s fence is on my side of the lot line. Should I be concerned? Will I lose my property tomy neighbour because of a squatters rights claim?
Apr 29, 2019
This is Part 4 of our 9 part series on Small Claims Court proceedings. This week we will provide an overview of Defences:
Apr 29, 2019
A Defendant is required to serve and file a Defence within 20 days of being served with the Plaintiff’s Claim. If a Defendant fails to do so, the Plaintiff can obtain Default Judgment against the Defendant, which means judgment is granted to the Plaintiff.
Apr 22, 2019
You can sue people or businesses in the Small Claims Court provided the claim relates to the recovery of money, personal property or possessions, and is $25,000 or less.
Apr 05, 2019
Small Claims Court Series - Part 2: Steps in a Proceeding
Apr 01, 2019
This is Part 5 of our 9-Part Series on Small Claims Court proceedings. Last week we provided an overview of Defences. This week we will be discussing a Defendant’s Claim:
Mar 09, 2019
After retiring from the Air Force as an airplane mechanic, Mike got a job at an airport. When he accepted the job, he was given a copy of the Code of Conduct which indicated that the employer defined harassment as any behavior, often recurrent in nature, which negates an individual’s dignity and the respect to which they are entitled because the behavior is offensive, embarrassing or humiliating.
Mar 05, 2019
Does someone owe you money but won’t pay it back? Are you curious about the Small Claims Court? Do you want to learn how to navigate your way through a legal proceeding?
Mar 01, 2019
If I have to close my store on short-notice, what do I have to pay my employees who were scheduled/able to work but didn’t, or who worked less than three hours before I sent them home?