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- Wrongful resignation: rarely worth the effort
Much of employment law centres on wrongful dismissal litigation. Wrongful dismissal arises when an employer has terminated the employment relationship and failed to provide sufficient advance notice or pay-in-lieu to the affected employee. Less well known is the corollary of wrongful dismissal: wron … Read more »
- The importance of honesty in the hiring process
Hiring processes can be competitive – particularly in a slow market where eligible candidates may outnumber available opportunities. While applicants may look to present their experience or qualifications in the most favourable light (whether on a CV or in the course of an interview), there is a sig … Read more »
- When are virtual termination meetings appropriate?
Among the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic was an increased normalization of virtual meetings.I can count on one hand the number of Zoom or Teams meetings I attended before March 2020. In 2023, by contrast, virtual meetings are an almost everyday occurrence. It is thus unsurprising to … Read more »
- Working for Workers: Take Four
On November 14, 2023, the Ontario provincial government tabled Bill 149 (the Working for Workers Act, 2023). This is the fourth installment in Ontario’s “working for workers” legislative changes. If passed into law, Bill 149 will result in amendments to several employment statutes including the Empl … Read more »
- Breach of confidentiality proves to be a costly mistake
When parties to a workplace dispute agree on a settlement, one typical term required by employers relates to confidentiality. Such clauses mandate that the employee refrain from telling third parties details of the deal that has been reached (with normal exceptions made for immediate family and prof … Read more »