Employment is fundamental to your identity, self worth, and personal well-being. From an individual as well as an organizational perspective, it's the biggest investment there is. You would not buy a house without legal advice – take the same approach to employment. Remember you have rights. Being informed is the best tool to ensure you understand your rights and they are being protected.
Esther Brake may be the hardest working person in Ottawa. She was sixty-two years old and Managed a Kanata McDonald’s while simultaneously holding down a part-time position as cashier at Sobey’s. Ms. Brake was constructively dismissed when her Employer demanded she accept a demotion to First Assistant or leave. After refusing the demoted position because it would be embarrassing and humiliating her employment was terminated.