Your Trusted Guide to Ontario Employment Law: Empowering Employees & Employers

Welcome to Legally Speaking, the premier destination for expert insights and resources on Employment Law in Ontario, crafted exclusively by distinguished lawyer Justin W. Anisman. Our mission is to empower both employees and employers with the knowledge they need to navigate the complexities of the Ontario workplace.

With a passion for law and a dedication to staying ahead of the curve, we provide up-to-date information on a broad spectrum of employment law topics. From human rights and workplace safety to wrongful dismissal and severance, you can trust that the guidance offered here is accurate, reliable, and tailored to your needs.

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Justin W. Anisman

Anisman Law

330 Bay Street, Suite 1400
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2S8


Justin W. Anisman is an Employment Lawyer and principal of Anisman Law. Justin advises both companies and individuals in all aspects of employment law including wrongful dismissal, human rights and discrimination.

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Wrongful Dismissal & Termination

Can a Teaching Assistant Be Fired for Having an OnlyFans Account? An Ontario Employment Law Perspective on Off-Duty Conduct

May 11, 2023

In a world where personal and professional lives increasingly intersect online, can a teaching assistant in Ontario be dismissed for operating an OnlyFans account under a pseudonym?

Diving deep into the intricacies of Ontario Employment Law, this article examines the grounds on which off-duty conduct might lead to termination. Highlighted by a recent true story out of British Columbia where a teaching assistant faced termination over her OnlyFans content, we explore the legal complexities surrounding off-duty behaviour, the employer’s reputation, personal freedoms, and the blurred lines between private conduct and professional ramifications. Before making any hasty decisions, both employers and employees are advised to familiarize themselves with the nuances of the law. Read on to unravel the debate.

Employment Standards & Compliance

October 1, 2023: Ontario’s Minimum Wage Increases to $16.55

September 28, 2023

Explore the forthcoming rise in Ontario’s minimum wage from $15.50 to $16.55 effective October 1, 2023. Delve into a historical perspective showcasing Ontario’s proactive approach to ensuring fair wages amidst escalating living costs, and compare this stance with other Canadian provinces.

Uncover the broader ramifications for both employers, facing increased labour costs and compliance necessities, and employees, poised to experience improved living standards. This article provides a well-rounded understanding, preparing all stakeholders for the imminent changes in the Ontario employment landscape.

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FAQs about Ontario Employment Law

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Demystify Ontario employment law with our insightful FAQ guide, tailored for employees and employers. Gain clarity on critical topics with answers to your legal questions. Knowledge is power– unlock yours now.

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Ontario Employment Law Glossary

Decoding Employment Law Jargon

Master the language of Ontario Employment Law with our extensive glossary. Familiarize yourself with the key terms and concepts, making complex legal topics more accessible and manageable.

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