Short service, long notice

Short service, long notice Employees with only a few years (or even months) of service tend to believe that they aren’t entitled to much notice or pay in lieu of notice upon termination. As we have written before, we have seen a trend of longer notice periods being...

What’s in a name? That which we call a release

What’s in a name? That which we call a release As we’ve written before, when an employee is terminated and offered a severance package, they are almost always asked to sign a release agreement in exchange. A release agreement, as the name suggests, releases the...

30 months and counting

30 months and counting As we have written before, a wrongful dismissal occurs when an employee is terminated without just cause and the employer does not provide adequate notice of termination. An employee can claim damages equal to the remuneration the employee would...

Another termination clause didn’t make the cut

Another termination clause didn’t make the cut In my last blog post, I discussed a case where an employee was awarded punitive damages because her employer engaged in malicious conduct during her termination. In this week’s blog post, I’ll delve into how much...

Punitive Damages: Rare But Not Unheard Of

Punitive Damages: Rare But Not Unheard Of As we have written before, an employer may generally terminate an employee for any good business reason as long as it provides the employee with adequate notice of termination (or pay in lieu of this notice). Failure to...

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