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Randy Slepchik on CBC Morning Live

Randy Slepchik on CBC Morning Live

Randy Slepchik had the chance to speak with CBC Morning Live about the importance of collaboration in the disability accommodation process and how disability accommodation is part of creating a more just society: Discussion begins around the 2:20 mark:...

Racialized women lawyers speak up

Racialized women lawyers speak up

On March 5th, 2018, Associate Alycia Shaw and our articling student, Elsa Ascencio, were invited to speak at an event hosted by the Women’s Legal Mentorship Program at the University of Ottawa. The event – titled “Racialized Women Working in Law”— explored the...

JM&A information session at the Ottawa Hospital

JM&A information session at the Ottawa Hospital

Jewitt McLuckie started the year by visiting with medical students at Ottawa Hospital's general campus. On January 3, 2018, Randy and Alycia met with physical medicine and rehabilitation resident physicians to talk to them about how they can best support patients who...

Elsa Ascencio advocates for immigrant justice

Elsa Ascencio advocates for immigrant justice

Our articling student, Elsa Ascencio, was recently interviewed by New York Magazine about the Trump’s Administration’s decision to deport 200,000 Salvadorans from the United States. Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans have lived in the States for more than a decade through the...

The Mindful Lawyer – Ethics and Mindfulness in the Practice of Law

The Mindful Lawyer – Ethics and Mindfulness in the Practice of Law

What is it?  A unique workshop introducing lawyers to Mindfulness Practices Date: November 9, 2017 Time: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Location: The office of Jewitt McLuckie & Associates LLP, 2nd floor, 1505 Carling Avenue, Ottawa K1Z 7L9 Facilitators: David Jewitt LLB,...

Randy Slepchik speaks on Addictions in the Workplace – April 25

Reach Canada presents this not-to-be missed seminar, and our own Randy Slepchik will be there to help unpack the legal framework behind addiction issues in the workplace and entitlement to disability benefits. He will also discuss the best practices and strategies for...

Long term employees are entitled to longer notice periods

Long term employees are entitled to longer notice periods

Employees in Ontario are entitled notice of the termination or pay in lieu if they are terminated without cause. The notice period may be set out in a contract, but employees can be entitled to longer common law notice periods if they do not have a valid contract....

Addiction in the workplace: Accommodation or termination?

Addiction in the workplace: Accommodation or termination?

There has been a consensus among Ontario arbitrators that where a worker’s misconduct is connected directly to a disability such as addiction, then termination is not appropriate and the employer should instead accommodate the worker. This approach has applied when...

Mental Wellness in the Workplace – Skating Edition

Here at JM&A we firmly believe that taking time to relax is crucial to being a happy, healthy and productive workplace, so we decided to hold an office social this past Friday.  Enjoying what may turn out to be the last great skating day on the canal this season,...

CPP benefits battle gets results for injured worker

One our clients unfortunately suffered severe injuries to both of his hands and could no longer work. He was denied access to Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits, but Randy Slepchik at Jewitt McLuckie & Associates LLP helped him through the appeal process at...

Jewitt McLuckie and Associates

The Jewitt McLuckie and Associates team is committed to social equality through the legal process and also through direct participation in building strong communities.  We are regular supporters of the Ottawa Food Bank, the court Angels Program and the Canadian Cancer Foundation Law Day Fun Run for a Cure.

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IATSE Local 471 would highly recommend Jewitt McLuckie & Associates to anyone that was seeking the highest level of representation when dealing with a labour relations issue.

Mark Hollingworth – Business Agent – IATSE Local 471

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