Leslie J. Smith

Employment Law Oakville

Leslie J. Smith
Leslie J. Smith Law Offices
#105-1540 Cornwall Rd
Oakville , Ontario , L6J 7W5 Canada
Employment Lawyer, Mediator, Author

Leslie's New Book!


The ULTIMATE, ONE-STOP RESOURCE for every Canadian non-union employees who wants to know their rights in the workplace.


Written in a PLAIN ENGLISH, Legal Ease answers your most common questions about:


  • Employment agreements (what to watch out for)
  • Independent contractor issues (protect yourself as an IC)
  • Harassment / bullying / violence at work
  • Performance appraisals (how to rebut)
  • Performance improvements plans (what to do if you disagree with a PIP)
  • Stress / illness leaves (best practices)
  • Constructive dismissal (forced resignation)
  • Wrongful dismissal (severance pay issues)
  • Damages / extraordinary damages (what else can you claim for?)
  • Post-employment restrictions (being accused of competing with former employer)


....and a whole lot more!

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Protect Yourself in the Workplace!


Leslie J. Smith's new book - "Legal Ease: Essential Legal Strategies to Protect Canadian Non-union Employees" - is an easy-to-read, "quick flip" source of information covering:


* daily workplace incidences or occurrences,


* employer's legal and moral obligations; and


* tips and strategies designed to protect you at your Canadian non-union workplace.



  • Status of employee
  • Probation period clause
  • Timing of employment contracts
  • Non competition / non solicitation clause
  • Stress leave
  • Harassment, bullying or violence in the workplace
  • Frustration of employment contract
  • Negative or inaccurate performance appraisal
  • Performance improvement plans
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Employer terminates employment
  • Damages / extraordinary damages
  • Mitigation
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Moving on




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