Wrongful Dismissal Update: Judge Upholds Just Cause Termination for a 30 Year Employee Who Touched a Co-Workers Buttock
Judge Upholds Just Cause Termination for a 30 Year Employee Who Touched a Co-Workers Buttock
2019 has been a relatively good news year for Ontario employers. This blog discusses the top 5 employment law stories of the year.
When speaking with a client about other terms of employment that can be included in an employment contract, I always ask whether the organization has an Employee Handbook.
Two recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decisions shed light on what types of termination clauses will be upheld and which will be deemed unenforceable.
In the recent decision of Andros v Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal (“OCA”) found yet another termination clause to be unenforceable. In this decision, the OCA reaffirmed and clarified various principles surrounding the enforceability of such clauses.
If your organization pays executives for performance and doesn’t want to pay an executive during the applicable notice period because they are not performing, consider having an employment lawyer review your plan first.