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  • What kind of notice of termination am I entitled to if I have signed an employment contract?July 17, 2017

    What kind of notice of termination am I entitled to if I have signed an employment contract? The answer is it depends on several factors, including whether the contract contains a termination clause and whether that clause has been drafted properly. Many employment contracts contain a termination cl … Read more »

  • Can you be terminated for poor performance?July 10, 2017

    Sometimes, an employer will claim an employee’s poor performance is just cause for termination to avoid paying termination pay. It is generally difficult for an employer to prove that poor performance is just cause. If the employer does not have just cause, then the employee is entitled to terminati … Read more »

  • How to Prove Mental Distress: An UpdateJune 23, 2017

    Did you know that if an employer mistreats an employee either during their employment or at the time of their termination, that employee may be entitled to damages for mental distress? For example, an employee may be entitled to these damages, in addition to wrongful dismissal damages, if they can p … Read more »

  • I Quit, Can I Sue My Employer for Constructive Dismissal?June 19, 2017

    We are often asked the question: “can I sue my former employer for constructive dismissal?”  The answer is maybe. A new Court of Appeal decision confirms that whatever change in working conditions that occurred, it must be the reason you quit.  Otherwise, you are out of luck. What is Constructive Di … Read more »

  • Can I go back to school to retrain after being terminated?June 12, 2017

    As we have written before, once a person’s employment is terminated, that person has a legal obligation to look for alternative employment. We often receive calls from recently-terminated long service employees who ask us whether they can go back to school to retrain so that they can compete with yo … Read more »