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I am working for a company for 26 years. The part of the company I work for is becoming an independent company. They have offered me a job at the same pay and benefits. As well as my years of service come over. Do I have to take this job? and if I do not, does my company have to pay me a severance package?
I work for a company that I've been told has an HR policy that I cannot go to HR regarding an issue with a direct supervisor. This supervisor has told me that if I go over his head I will be written up or possibly fired. I understood that this is what HR is for and I think what he is doing is harrassment and possibly illegal. Could you please advise?
Hello, I have some questions surrounding my employment rights. I went on STD, as of March 14/2020, which then turned into LTD July 2020. The reason for disability is due to a marriage breakdown, which resulted in Insomnia, Depression and anxiety. The leave is Doctor approved, and I have been through multiple medications attempting to find one that "works". I have been to numerous therapy(occupational therapist, Kinesiologist, and Psychotherapist) appointments at the request of my insurance provider, Sunlife, of which I never missed an appointment. I have been struggling with my conditions and now Sunlife is starting to pressure me back to work. My Sunlife case manager also mentioned "looking for something else for me to do", in regards to position within the company. In other words doing a job which I was not hired to do. My main concern is this. I've decided to take an alternative approach to health by obtaining a Medicinal Cannabis License, of which I now have, for Insomnia, Depression/anxiety. The next step is to get off the prescription medication. The problem is with the Company policies. There is ZERO tolerance for Marijuana use at the Company(Cameco), even for medical purposes. And I've been told the company will likely want to get rid of me, when they learn of the medical Cannabis use. What I am looking for is my rights as an employee in this manner. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Rob.
I started working for a B.C. company in 2010. In 2015 I went on long term disability benefits. I attempted a return to work after one year, but that lasted only 4 weeks and back on disability. The disability Insurance company insisted that I apply for Canada Pension Disability, which I did and was approved by CPPD. The company's long term disability benefits ended when I turned 65 and CPPD automatically rolled into Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security. The company has been covering my phone bill since 2015. (My phone, but on their plan). In 2016 the companies accountant wanted to cut me off of the benefits plan, but he agreed to leave me on as long as I paid the companies portion of the premiums, which I have been doing since 2016 and still do today. I would like to go back to work and mentioned that to the owner last September. I haven't heard from the company since I mentioned going back to work. I can't get into the company's dropbox as of a couple months ago. I don't know if that was intentional or not, but I get the feeling that they don't want me back. My question is, if they don't want me back, should I ask for a record of employment and do the owe me any severance? Answer: Yes. If you are willing and able to work, and they are not providing you with work, then you are entitled to severance. Thank you for your prompt response. Is there any time frame for my request to return to work that would affect my entitlement to severance, should the company not want me back?
I went off on stress leave 4 months ago. I have applied for LTD and was not approved. The reason I went on leave has not changed. I have been given a deadline to come back to work or resign. Feeling very upset this is not right that I loose my income due to an environment that will not change. Obviously there are more details