Doug’s Top 5 Employment Law Stories of 2022

Here are my top 5 employment law stories for 2022: 1. COVID 19 – Temporary Layoffs This issue remains my number one story because this issue impacts so many court cases. Some judges have concluded that a temporary layoff set out in the Infectious Disease...

Employee Entitlements Upon Termination

Termination is a stressful experience for any employee. An employee who has been fired needs to understand what their employer owes them, and what their employer is offering them. When employers do not make this clear, additional damages could be due to the employee....

Reducing Litigation Risk

In a recent case, Pohl v. Hudson’s Bay Company, 2022 ONSC 5230 (CanLII),an employer was ordered to pay a long service employee the equivalent of about 3 years pay and contribute about $ 35 000 to his legal fees. Although this was a without cause termination case, it...

Termination Pay for Short Service Employees

When considering a job offer you need to carefully consider the terms of the termination clause that is included in the written job offer you receive.  Employer Friendly Termination Clause in Job Offer When interviewing for a job the employer rarely raises your rights...

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