Before accepting a severance package, it’s important to get it reviewed by an employment lawyer to ensure you’re not giving up any of your entitlements.
This blog discusses five things you should know to be treated fairly and with respect and dignity in the workplace.
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.
When an employee is terminated and offered a severance package, they are almost always asked to sign a release agreement in exchange.