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Employer ordered to return money deducted from its employee’s final paycheque

In a recent Ontario Labour Relations Board matter, it was found that it was improper for an employer to deduct $1,152.05 from its employee’s final paycheque.

Q: Employee calls in absent and claims being sick, then post pictures on Facebook of his great “night out” with comments of such including drinking a lot. Can I act upon this as a false sick day? Would discipline apply?

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Employee established disability based on miscarriage

In a recent matter heard before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, it was decided that since the applicant had established a disability under Ontario’s Human Rights Code, the respondent’s motion to dismiss the applicant’s claim was denied.


Cristina Lavecchia

Cristina is an editor and researcher at First Reference. She is a licensed paralegal and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science major at York University. During Cristina's paralegal and undergraduate studies she studied employment standards, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance. Read more

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