Tuesday, 17 May 2016 17:40 Written by Tanya Walker
Privacy in the workplace can be a difficult issue to navigate. In particular, employers may request certain pieces of information for certain kinds of employee leaves. However, the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “Act”) allows for certain protections for employees.
Saturday, 23 April 2016 09:44 Written by Tanya Walker
This week’s post discusses settlement agreements (a type of contract) and how they’re interpreted by the courts. Often times, parties will attempt to revise a deal after its agreed upon by trying to insert new words or meanings that aren’t present within the four corners of the document. This is rarely a good idea.
Thursday, 15 October 2015 15:34 Written by Tanya Walker
One of the most common reasons for a lawsuit is an allegation of negligence.
In our final article addressing franchise law we will discuss how an individual or company involved in a franchise agreement on behalf of the franchisor, or brand owner, can be held personally responsible for damages suffered by a franchisee, or individual location owner.
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 19:19 Written by Tanya Walker
Last month we discussed how franchise disputes can be resolved from the perspective of the franchisor. This month, we consider the options available to the franchisee.
Thursday, 16 April 2015 15:58 Written by Tanya Walker
This next series of articles will examine specific legal issues, beginning with an examination of dispute resolution in the field of franchise law.