This video presents an analysis of the decision rendered on July
25, 2014 by the Supreme Court of Canada who restored the dominant
line of authority whereby an employer receiving a notice of
resignation cannot waive such notice without in turn giving the
employee involved notice of termination or compensating him or her
for the waived notice period. The practical consequences, the
case-law developments as well as the current trends in the area of
notice of termination will be discussed in this video.
After you have watched the video, you can download a CLE
certificate. Please note that this presentation is worth 2 hours of
Please note: This presentation available in French only.
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