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MOLYNEAUX LAW IN THE MEDIA

The Hamilton employment lawyers at Molyneaux Law are sought by reporters, editors, and TV and radio producers for their opinions and analysis of important, breaking employment law issues and labour law issues. They are also regular columnists at The Lawyer’s Daily, one of Canada’s two important publications for the legal profession, published by LexisNexis. The employment lawyers at Molyneaux Law believe in making things fair for Hamilton’s labour force.

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June 27, 2019

Bill 124: Government eroding workers’ rights in Ontario
Roberto Henriquez | The Lawyer’s Daily

The Act proposed by the Ontario government is troublesome in several ways. The first is the government’s disregard for agreements negotiated with private individuals. On the side of non-unionized employees, the Act undercuts individual choice by eliminating and making illegal any terms that offer individuals anything more than a one percent increase in compensation per year. Read full article >

June 12, 2019

Unclear who benefits from Ontario’s WSIB review
Roberto Henriquez | The Lawyer’s Daily

Whatever your belief on this point, it is obvious that a 30 percent reduction to the WSIB’s premiums will not increase the financial resources available to compensate injured workers. Similarly, a lowering of the WSIB premiums passed onto employers as a form of “rebate” will only reduce the financial incentive for maintaining a safe workplace. Read full article >

June 6, 2019

Facebook ads face legal scrutiny
Sarah Molyneaux | Canadian HR Reporter

Whatever your belief on this point, it is obvious that a 30 percent reduction to the WSIB’s premiums will not increase the financial resources available to compensate injured workers. Similarly, a lowering of the WSIB premiums passed onto employers as a form of “rebate” will only reduce the financial incentive for maintaining a safe workplace. Read full article >

June 6, 2019

Canada’s ranking on Amal Clooney’s TrialWatch
Sarah Molyneaux | The Lawyer’s Daily

With the goal of monitoring and responding to human rights abuse in criminal trials worldwide, TrialWatch has bold objectives: advocating for defendants in the press, funding legal representation and developing a global justice index to rank countries on the fairness of their justice systems. Read full article >

May 3, 2019

Migrant workers fight back through courts, law reform advocacy
Sarah Molyneaux | The Lawyer’s Daily

Among other things, the workers allege that they paid $82,000 to the Link4Staff recruitment agency, which promised them work permits that never arrived. Once they started work, they allege improper deductions from their paycheques, long hours and poor living conditions. Read full article >

May 2, 2019

“The Cost of Children”
Sarah Molyneaux | The Agenda, with Steve Paikin – TVO

Why women’s incomes still drop due to maternity leave. Would having better parental leave policies in Ontario help? Sarah Molyneaux discusses the gender wage gap and the motherhood penalty [Video; 23 mins.]. Watch the video >

March 8, 2019

Why employment standards legislation is a feminist issue
Sarah Molyneaux | The Lawyer’s Daily

Amendments to the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act by Bill 47 and its companions have rolled back recent strides for workers. Unfortunately, these recent amendments will have a disproportionate and negative impact on women. Women of colour, Indigenous and newcomer women stand to lose the most. Read full article >

January 29, 2019

#BellLetsTalk about practical mental health help for lawyers
Sarah Molyneaux | The Lawyer’s Daily

Tackling mental health challenges isn’t easy. It’s not a job for individuals to address on their own through mindfulness and meditation. If we want to continue to practise and lead long, happy lives, we need to radically rethink how we practise. And, we need to be prepared to incur some expense in the form of health and disability benefits and reduced billable targets to do so. If we’re talking about mental health, we need to put our money where our mouth is. Read full article >