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  • Are severance payments taxable?March 22, 2018

    This week on #ASKHERMIE Are severance payments taxable? How does severance pay affect unemployment benefits? In Episode #2 of #AskHermie, Hermie explains why you have to pay income tax on your severance package and why you can’t receive Employment Insurance benefits while receiving severance.   #ASK … Read more »

  • Workplace Romance – What you need to doFebruary 14, 2018

    Think of your 10 closest friends… there is a good chance that you met at least one of them on the job. And it’s no wonder: with so much of our time spent at work, many of our personal relationships are bound to have started in the workplace. This also applies to workplace romance. According to a 201 … Read more »

  • Severance Case Study: Are you leaving money on the table?November 27, 2017

    “After having been with my employer for nearly two decades I didn’t feel the severance package offered was fair…but couldn’t be certain.” For any of us who have lost a job, this sentiment is all too familiar. Is it our “bruised egos”, as Jerry* puts it, which prompts us to question the severance pac … Read more »

  • How Spending $1,000.00 Could Get You $35,000.00September 23, 2017

    I am always shocked by the number of smart, sophisticated professionals who sign an employment contract without first obtaining full knowledge of what they are signing. These people are often surprised (typically after they have been terminated from their job) that their contract significantly limit … Read more »

  • Job Abandonment or Contract Frustration?June 14, 2017

    This week on #ASKHERMIE Does an Employer have to provide notice and severance pay to an Employee who is on a leave of absence and claims to be permanently disabled? As Hermie explains, in some cases, an Employer has no notice and/or severance obligations to an employee who claims to be permanently d … Read more »