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  • What is a Wrongful or Forced ResignationNovember 20, 2017

    There is a major financial difference between getting fired by your employer and choosing to resign.  Simply put, most employees who are fired are entitled to severance packages, while employees who resign are not entitled to anything.  This gives employers a financial incentive to encourage employe … Read more »

  • Social Media Privacy Policy in the WorkplaceNovember 13, 2017

    Social media and privacy in employment law is an evolving and developing concept. The pervasiveness of the internet and the worldwide access to online content greatly diminish an individual’s expectation of privacy when posting online content in the eyes of the law. This is because anyone can access … Read more »

  • What Factors will Courts Consider in Determining Inducement?November 7, 2017

    Employers may have their recruiters aggressively pursue highly skilled employees, as this can greatly aid in the success of an organization. This includes making promises in order to entice allure the candidate to accept the job offer. The issue of inducement, however, arises when an employee has be … Read more »

  • I Am Paid a Salary: Am I entitled to Overtime Pay?November 6, 2017

    It is a misconception that salaried employees are not entitled to overtime. There are no provisions in employment standards law that exempts salaried employees from overtime entitlements. In fact, employers that claim salaried employees are not entitled to overtime, either in writing or through an i … Read more »

  • Frustration of Contract and Long Term Disability BenefitsNovember 2, 2017

    Employers should be familiar with the concept of frustrated contracts in employment law. Frustration considers what the parties (employer and employee) could reasonably contemplate at the time the employment agreement was made. Put simply, when an event occurs that prevents a worker from performing … Read more »