All employees in Canada have rights and employers are legally required to ensure that they do not violate those rights. However, sometimes employers may subject the employee to illegal tactics and unlawful behavior to punish or scare the employee for trying to stand up for his or her employment rights.
This unlawful intimidation is known as reprisals and retaliation. You have the right to do any of the following, without fear of a reprisal against you:
If you aren’t sure whether or not your employer has committed a reprisal against you, look out for the following types of conduct from your employer:
If you feel that your employer has committed a reprisal against you, then speak to one of our lawyers.