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Ontario Court: Purchaser In Asset Transaction Cannot Rely On Release Between Employee And Seller
"Privity of contract" is a common law tradition. The rights and obligations imposed by contracts are private – strangers to the contract generally have no entitlement to enforce such rights
Canada
11 Oct 2019
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Risky Business: Alleging Cause If You Don't Have It
So you have a problem employee that you want to terminate. Your employment lawyer reminds you that you would owe nothing to the employee in a "for cause" termination
Canada
27 Sep 2019
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We (Do Not?) Have A Deal: Mutual Agreement On Essential Terms Will Make Settlement Binding
Consider the following scenario. A business gives advance written notice of termination to one of its employees. At the same time, the business delivers to the employee a letter offering a termination package...
Canada
22 Aug 2019
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Truth Or Lies: Providing Employment References
Are you one of the growing numbers of Canadian employers who are reluctant to provide employment references for former employees?
Canada
7 Aug 2019
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Not-So-Breaking News: You May Not Contract Out Of The Employment Standards Act, 2000
In a previous blog, I discussed recent cases discussing the enforceability of termination clauses in employment agreements. In Ariss v. NORR Limited Architects & Engineers, 2019 ONCA 449,
Canada
17 Jun 2019
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Verbal References: The Truth Shall Set You Free
Some employers are wary about providing references for former employees, fearing a defamation lawsuit.
Canada
5 Feb 2019
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Just Cause: All's Well That Ends Well, But In The Meantime…
It's not news to readers of this blog that proving just cause for the dismissal of an employee is a high hurdle.
Canada
30 Aug 2017
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Former Employee Successfully Sued For Defamation For Facebook Posts
In recent years, careless, or let's say, less than sensible comments on social media have gotten countless employees in trouble with their boss.
Canada
7 Mar 2017
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