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- Discretionary Bonus – How Much Discretion Does The Employer Have?
Some employment contracts provide for the possibility of discretionary bonuses in addition to the base salary. While there is no guarantee that such a bonus will be paid each year, employers are under certain constraints when issuing bonuses. This article takes a looks at the limits imposed on the d … Read more »
- Terminated And Then Hired Again – Can You Bring A Wrongful Dismissal Claim?
Employers are entitled to terminate employees at any time, however, if they fail to provide sufficient notice or pay in lieu of notice, according to law, the employee may bring a claim for wrongful dismissal. However, if the employer fires an employee but rehires them later the same day, was the emp … Read more »
- Discrimination Claims In The Human Rights Tribunal Of Ontario
We recently reported on discrimination claims for federally regulated employees, explaining that such employees could choose to bring a complaint before an administrative body (the Canadian Human Rights Commission) or through the court system. A similar choice faces employees that are not federally … Read more »
- New Guidance On Electronic Monitoring Of Employees
We recently reported on the Ontario requirements relating to the electronic monitoring of employees, newly introduced under the Working for Workers Act, 2022. Designed to address employee privacy issues, the requirements force certain employers to prepare a written policy on the electronic monitorin … Read more »
- A Look At Additional Damages That May Be Available In Employment Law Claims
An employment law claim may result from several causes, such as alleged discrimination or wrongful dismissal. Claims may be resolved through litigation in the court system or dispute settlement in an administrative tribunal like the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Regardless of the forum, in certa … Read more »