Fired? You May be Owed More Thanks to The Supreme Court
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.
Court Refuses to Enforce Contractual Language Limiting Termination PayI have written several blogs on whether wrongful dismissal damages include compensation for the variable compensation the employee would have earned during the applicable notice period. Most cases consider whether the language in a variable compensation plan which...
Judge Refuses to Enforce an Amended Employment ContractI have written many blogs on the legal enforceability of employment contracts because judges are increasingly refusing to enforce them and I want employers to be live to this issue. Employers should assume that changes to employment contracts that benefit the...
Another Way to Get More Severance From Your Employer
Many termination clauses attempt to limit the termination and severance pay an employee will receive.
Constructive Dismissal and Covid-19
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.
COVID-19 Update: The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy – A Real Game Changer
This blog discusses recent COVID-19 update and the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy.
Constructive Dismissal Update: Employee Alleging Workplace Harassment Barred from Pursuing a Civil Claim
Constructive Dismissal Update: Claim for Damages Caused by Workplace Harassment thrown Out of Court by the WSIAT.