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- Workplace Investigations Guide for Employees
As an employee, you are entitled to a safe and healthy workplace. Harassment or an unsafe working environment is never acceptable. When an incident occurs, or a complaint is made, a workplace investigation is almost always required. This brief guide will provide an overview of what to expect when a … Read more »
- Your employer owes you respect even at the time of termination
Being fired from your job is unpleasant. Even worse if your employer fires you in a way that is humiliating, or cruel. However, if your employer kicks you on the way out, they can be punished for this later by the Courts. One former employee in the recent case, Pohl v Hudson’s Bay Company, was awar … Read more »
- Workplace harassment complaints and reprisals
If you are experiencing harassment in the workplace, there might be a few worries holding you back from making a complaint to your employer. Will your employer punish you for making a complaint? Will they reduce your hours or stop considering you for a promotion? Will they fire you? Consider seeki … Read more »
- Employee Awarded Over $479,000 after Employer terminates his fixed-term contract
Being wrongfully terminated is stressful and often surprising. For employees on a fixed-term contract, it is often blindsiding. One recent case highlights that if you are on a fixed-term contract, you may be entitled to more than you think. In, Tarras v The Municipal Infrastructure Group Ltd., a for … Read more »
- Can Your Employer Use Their Severance Package Against You in a Wrongful Dismissal Case?
Upon being fired, after the initial pain and shock has subsided, the most important question is the terms and amount of the settlement offer. Almost always this offer is accompanied by a scary looking legal release, with strange bolding and capitalization. While this offer may be important for gaugi … Read more »