Advancing gender equality in Hamilton

With International Women’s Day having just passed, it’s a good time to reflect on the achievements of gender equality initiatives over the years and to acknowledge the fact that women and gender-diverse individuals continue to face systemic barriers in many areas of society.

Are managers entitled to overtime pay?

Being paid a salary does not automatically disentitle a worker from overtime pay, but the industry and the type of job you do may have some bearing.

Harassment claim must meet objective test

Adjudicator decided that even if most allegations were believed, behaviour did not objectively constitute sexual harassment.

Must I use my insurer's recommended treatment provider?

As part of your no-fault car insurance, you’re entitled to medical and rehabilitative benefits including treatment for your injuries.

Why seek legal advice about a dispute among business partners?

Unfortunately, disputes between business partners are common.

PTSD often disables first responders

It has been estimated that more than 70,000 Canadian first responders have experienced PTSD in the course of their career.

Why do business owners need a power of attorney?

As a business owner, you know that decisions must be made on a daily basis to ensure the smooth and successful operation of your business.

What is the Vacant Home Tax in Hamilton?

Hamilton’s City Council has approved a Vacant Home Tax that will come into effect in 2024.

Thoughtless termination provokes damage award

Todd was awarded $15,000 in aggravated damages as he had evidence of the anxiety and depression caused by treatment from an employer of 17 years, writes Ed Canning.

I've been laid off; am I entitled to termination pay?

Being terminated is a very scary experience for most people. Suddenly you no longer have a steady income, and you need to worry about how you’ll pay for essential expenses like rent, groceries, or child care.