Information About Employment Law Blog
- New Perspectives on Just Cause Termination
An employment relationship can end for a variety of reasons. These reasons can be separated and defined as being terminated “without cause” or for “just cause.” The legal difference is significant; without cause, termination entitles the employee to notice of termination or payment in lieu, whereas … Read more »
- Ontario Tech Worker Owed Wages For Extra Hours Worked
In some industries, including the tech industry, employees may need to be flexible about their hours, depending on the work that needs to be completed. For instance, there may be high-priority projects that may add to existing work. While it may not necessarily be specified in the employment contrac … Read more »
- What Happens When An Employee Cannot Return to Work?
In some cases, employees may face medical conditions, illness, or injury requiring a leave of absence. These employees may be eligible for short-term or long-term benefits based on their insurance plan. However, issues may arise when it is unclear when the employee can return, if at all. An employee … Read more »
- Can a Book of Business be Included in Severance Pay?
When an employee is terminated without cause, employers must ensure that the employee is provided reasonable notice of their termination or pay in lieu of notice. If an employee is not asked to continue after they have been informed of the termination, then the employer will need to arrange severanc … Read more »
- Employer Liable For Punitive Damages For Failing to Pay Out Employee
Employee compensation is a fundamental aspect of employment law, both during and after employment. Employers must properly pay out any wages, salaries, commissions, etc., validly owed to the employee. Employers cannot knowingly refuse to pay out their employees, as it would likely be considered a br … Read more »