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Enforcing Restrictive Covenants: The StressCrete Case
In Canada, restrictive covenants in employment agreements can be very difficult to enforce, particularly by way of injunctive relief.
Canada
29 May 2019
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Terminations Without Cause With Peter Straszynski - Torkin Manes Legalpoint Video (Video)
Peter Straszynski discusses terminations without cause including the difference between "with cause" and "without cause" termination and what an employee is entitled to when terminated without Just Cause.
Canada
10 Jan 2019
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The Duty Of Honest Contractual Performance With Marco P. Falco - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video (Video)
The Supreme Court of Canada has made major changes to the law of contract, of which all lawyers in Ontario ought to be aware. In the recent decision, Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71,
Canada
10 Jan 2019
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Much More Than A 15 Dollar Minimum Wage... Bill 148 And The Government's Major Reforms To Labour And Employment Laws
On November 22, 2017, the Government passed Bill 148, the "Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017". Bill 148 significantly amends the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ("ESA"), ...
Canada
27 Nov 2017
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The Unexpected Costs Of "Contractors" – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes Legalpoint Video
Peter Straszynski discusses a recent court case that demonstrates the risks of mischaracterizing workers as independent contractors.
Canada
21 Sep 2016
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Working From Home – Legal Issues You May Not Have Considered (Video)
Tom Stefanik discusses a number of key legal issues that employers should consider when deciding whether or not to allow employees to telecommute.
Canada
16 Sep 2016
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The Dangers Of Fixed Term Employment Contracts
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision of Howard v. Benson Group Inc. (The Benson Group Inc.) offers a good reminder to employers of the dangers of entering into fixed term employment contracts with employees.
Canada
13 Jun 2016
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The Risk of Delay In Signing Employment Contracts
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Holland v. Hostopia. com confirms with authority that employment contracts signed after commencement of employment will not be binding against the employee in significant respects.
Canada
3 May 2016
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The Unexpected Costs Of "Contractors"
The Court of Appeal further upheld the trial Judge's assessment of damages on the basis of 26 months' pay in lieu of notice.
Canada
21 Apr 2016
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Court Finds Employment Agreement Signed After Offer Letter Presented To Employee Unenforceable
It is common that during the hiring process an employer will have various discussions with the applicant
Canada
18 Jan 2016
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Don't Lie To An Employee: The Dangers Of An Employer's Dishonest Contract Negotiations
On November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a landmark decision on the law of contract. In Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71, per Cromwell J. ("Bhasin"), the Court recognized a new duty of honest contractual performance, as a branch of the "legal organizing principle" of good faith.
Canada
5 Nov 2015
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Honesty In Employment Contracts For HR Professionals (Video Content)
Marco P. Falco discusses the duty of honest contractual performance for HR professionals as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.
Canada
25 Feb 2015
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Terminations Without Cause
Peter Straszynski discusses terminations without cause including the difference between "with cause" and "without cause" termination and what an employee is entitled to when terminated without Just Cause as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.
Canada
14 Oct 2014
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Employment Contracts
Peter Straszynski discusses employment contracts including the importance of written contracts of employment, the most important part of a written employment contract, "consideration", whether termination clauses in written contracts are always binding ..
Canada
14 Oct 2014
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The Anatomy Of An Enforceable Non-Competition Clause
Canadian courts have consistently held that covenants in employment agreements prohibiting a departing employee from working for a competitor are in restraint of trade, and therefore prima-facie un-enforceable.
Canada
23 Sep 2014
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