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Employer's Just Cause Assertion Backfires, Results In $1,000,000 In Liability
The employer asserted just cause on the basis of an alleged fraud.
Canada
12 Mar 2019
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How To LOSE A Union Application For Certification
The prospect of becoming unionized is unwelcome for many employers.
Canada
28 Feb 2019
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Mud In The Water: Divisional Court Holds Limiting Language Required To Displace Presumption Of Reasonable Notice
It is becoming increasingly difficult for employers to understand what language is required in order for a termination clause to be enforceable.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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Reporting Bad Conduct To Regulator Defamed Ex-Employee
The Court of Appeal recently confirmed that an employer defamed an ex-employee when the employer filed a false report with an industry regulator.
Canada
3 Dec 2018
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Ontario Court Confirms That Unwanted Management Is Not A Constructive Dismissal
An increasingly common theme in wrongful dismissal actions are employee claims that an employer's allegedly heavy-handed and insensitive management constitutes a constructive dismissal.
Canada
11 Nov 2018
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Court Disregards Release Where Settlement "Unconscionable"
The Ontario Superior Court recently allowed an employee to proceed with claims against his former employer regarding long-term disability insurance, even though he had signed a release in exchange for a severance package when his employment ended.
Canada
7 Sep 2018
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Suspensions: Caution Required
Suspensions are an important disciplinary measure for employers, often bridging the gap between less significant discipline and termination.
Canada
24 Jul 2018
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Off-Duty Drunk Driving Not Just Cause For Termination – Even For A Firefighter
In Klonteig v West Kelowna (District), the British Columbia Superior Court found that an employer that terminated a firefighter for driving drunk in a fire department vehicle while off duty did not have just cause...
Canada
4 Jul 2018
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Revoking Telecommute Agreement A Constructive Dismissal
The Ontario Superior Court recently found that an employee had been constructively dismissed when her employer reneged on its promise that she could work from home three days per week.
Canada
28 Feb 2018
10
Ambiguity Killed The Termination Clause
The Ontario Superior Court recently struck down a termination clause in an employment agreement because of a seemingly minor ambiguity.
Canada
24 Nov 2017
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Short Service Employee Gets Four Months' Pay In Lieu Of Reasonable Notice
The Ontario Superior Court recently awarded four months of pay in lieu of reasonable notice to an employee with less than a year of tenure.
Canada
17 Nov 2017
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Court Rules That Rejected Separation Packages Are To Remain Confidential
It is common practice for employers to offer departing employees, who are being terminated without cause, a separation package in exchange for a signed release from liability.
Canada
18 Sep 2017
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Honesty Is The Best Policy - Court Of Appeal Upholds Dishonest Employee's Dismissal For Just Cause
Employers are often faced with the galling choice between asserting just cause for termination, and paying potentially large sums of money to departing employees who have been caught lying...
Canada
29 Jun 2017
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Termination Clause Update
Employers are increasingly using termination of employment clauses in employment offers and contracts to reduce the liability they face when terminating employees.
Canada
5 Apr 2017
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The Accident Termination
A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision highlights the importance of maintaining composure – and not venting frustrations upon employees.
Canada
24 Mar 2017
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When A Resignation Isn't Really A Resignation
How do you know when an employee has quit her job? It may seem like a simple question, but the answer recently eluded an Ontario employer, who improperly took an employee's apparent resignation at face value.
Canada
2 Feb 2017
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"Uncommon" Employers – Corporate Structure vs Employment Obligations
When an employer terminates an employee without just cause in Ontario, it must either provide reasonable notice of the termination, or payment in lieu of notice.
Canada
17 Jan 2017
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Mitigation – A Duty To Act In Your Own Professional Interest
When no work is available in a particular field, dismissed employees may undertake reasonable mitigation efforts by pursuing re-training to work in different areas.
Canada
6 Jan 2017
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Medical Evidence And Employee Absences
A recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice confirms that employers are within their rights to require medical notes when employees are absent...
Canada
5 Jan 2017
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Employers Need "Reasonable Basis" To Allege Just Cause
Employers be warned - engaging in high-handed, bullying behaviour when dismissing an employee may be a costly strategy.
Canada
23 Nov 2016
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