Top Ten Legal Questions

  • As an employer, at what point am I allowed to dismiss an employee who has been off due to an illness or disability?

  • I just received an Application for Union Certification. What do I do now?

  • How much notice/severance is required when dismissing a non-unionized employee?

  • What are my legal obligations when an employee returns from maternity leave?

  • How can I stop an employee from competing against my business after they leave?

  • I just had an accident in my workplace and the MOL is investigating. What do I do now?

  • Can I suspend an employee for poor performance or other misconduct?

  • Can I have existing employees sign written employment agreements?

  • An employee on sick leave has provided a doctor’s note saying “required to be off for 2 months”. Can I ask for better medical information?

  • We have a workplace harassment complaint against a supervisor. What do we do now?



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