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  • Court of Appeal finds yet another termination clause to be unenforceable

    In the recent decision of Andros v Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal (“OCA”) found yet another termination clause to be unenforceable. In this decision, the OCA reaffirmed and clarified various principles surrounding the enforceability of such clauses. Facts The employee, D … Read more »

  • Negotiating Changes to a Written Offer of Employment

    When you are offered a new job you will almost always be asked to sign a written offer of employment. If you have had a few years work experience, did you know that this offer is rarely a take it or leave it situation? This blog explains why you should carefully review a job offer before accepting i … Read more »

  • Workplace harassment provisions coming to the Canada Labour Code

    Our last blog discussed new amendments to the Canada Labour Code (“the Code”) that came into force on September 1st. Employers cannot rest just yet – even bigger changes are expected to arrive in 2020 in relation to workplace harassment and violence. The Code applies to federally regulated employers … Read more »

  • Changes to the Canada Labour Code happening September 1, 2019

    Federally regulated employers should be aware that various changes to the Canada Labour Code are set to be in place as of September 1st, 2019. As this date is quickly approaching, it is vital that employers familiarize themselves with these amendments and begin implementing them into their practice … Read more »

  • Wrongful Dismissal Damages for Employee/Shareholders

    Executives often receive different forms of compensation such as salary, bonus, short-term incentive compensation, long-term compensation, stock options, and income from shares in the corporation. In recent years, the Ontario Court of Appeal (“OCA”) has been asked whether or not an employee is entit … Read more »