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Title: misconduct
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You don't get Employment Insurance (EI) benefits if you were fired because of misconduct.

Misconduct usually means doing something wrong on purpose. It's more than not being able to do the job well. Here are some examples that might be misconduct:

  • threatening or violent behaviour
  • destroying company property on purpose
  • being late or away from work without permission
  • disobeying an order from your employer

Your employer might be wrong about what the law says is misconduct. So, it's a good idea to apply for EI even if you were fired.

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Mitigating factors are circumstances or facts that a judge can consider when they are deciding your sentence. Mitigating factors can result in a lighter sentence. For example, not having a criminal record can be a mitigating factor.

Title: modified work
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Modified work means that your employer makes changes to your duties or your workplace because your injury prevents you from doing some parts of your regular job. This includes:

  • working in a different job or different area of your workplace
  • doing parts of your job and having someone help with the parts you can’t do
  • taking breaks or working different hours than you normally would
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A month-to-month tenancy is a rental agreement that does not have a fixed term and where the tenant pays rent each month. It is sometimes called a monthly tenancy. This is the most common kind of periodic tenancy. It automatically renews every month unless the landlord or the tenant takes legal steps to end it.

Title: monthly
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A monthly tenancy is a rental agreement that does not have a fixed term and where the tenant pays rent each month. It is sometimes called a month-to-month tenancy. This is the most common kind of periodic tenancy. It automatically renews every month unless the landlord or the tenant takes legal steps to end it.

Title: motion
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A motion is a court process a party uses to ask a judge to decide specific issues before a trial. 

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A motion to change is the court process you go through when you want a judge to change a court order or separation agreement that has been filed with the court. Sometimes a motion to change is also called a variation.

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The Motor Vehicle Dealers Compensation Fund helps buyers who lose money because of a deal with a registered dealer. This can include a car that does not work, or a car that is reported as stolen and taken by police.

Title: moving party
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The moving party is the person asking the court to make an order after a motion.

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