These days, many employees are being fired from their employment. You may be owed more than what your contract says thanks to recent court decisions.
Many termination clauses attempt to limit the termination and severance pay an employee will receive.
Over the past few months, we have received many questions from concerned employees about changes to their jobs. Some have experienced reductions in hours, others have had their pay cut, others are being asked to complete new or different tasks.
The issue of whether a termination clause limits an employee’s entitlement to the minimum notice set out in the Employment Standards Act may be the most litigated issue in employment law over the past 5 years.