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- When a Resignation Becomes Wrongful Dismissal
A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal provides an important reminder, that often an employee’s resignation from employment is not as clear in law as it at first may seem. Accordingly, what may initially appear to be a straightforward resignation can unexpectedly become wrongful dismissal. … Read more »
- Sultan Lawyers on Dismissal Pt. 4: The Difference Between Wrongful and Unjust Dismissal
Most employees understand that they have a right to be treated fairly upon the termination of their employment by their employer and to be free from wrongful dismissal. However, there are many common misconceptions that employees can have regarding their specific rights and entitlements upon dismiss … Read more »
- Human Rights Tribunal Confirms Employers May not Discriminate Based on Citizenship
In a recent decision, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) confirmed that employers may not impose requirements on job applicants that violate the Human Rights Code (the “Code”), including requirements based on citizenship or permanent resident status. The case, Haseeb v. Imperial Oil Limited … Read more »
- Courts Are Prepared to Pay Years’ Worth of Bonuses as Part of Compensation to Terminated Employees
Employers that decide to end an employee’s employment must provide a significant period of guaranteed employment to the individual so that they can find another job or if the employer prefers that the person not continue to work, then equal compensation for the lack of notice. If not, then an employ … Read more »
- My Employer Reduced My Salary, Can I Claim Constructive Dismissal?
An employee’s salary is generally a fundamental component of an employee’s contract, and an employer cannot unilaterally change a fundamental term of employment in a contract without being at risk of a constructive dismissal claim. Brief Summary of Constructive Dismissal In Canada, a claim to constr … Read more »