Employer Satisfies High Threshold of ‘With Cause’ Termination

Employment terminations can involve complex issues and circumstances. They require a delicate balance between employer rights and employee protection. When it comes to ‘… Read More

Employee’s Failure to Mitigate Can Result in Reduced Notice Period

Employment termination is a complex journey for both employers and employees alike. In this dynamic interplay between departing employees and their former employers, understanding… Read More

The High Cost of an Employer’s Bad Faith Towards Departing Employee

An employee’s departure marks a significant juncture in an employment relation, often accompanied by a mix of emotions, uncertainties, and legal considerations for both parties. Read More

What Employers Should Know About Constructive Dismissals

The term “constructive dismissal” has become a cornerstone in discussions surrounding employee rights and employer responsibilities across Ontario. Regardless of which side… Read More

Human Rights Claim Barred by Signed Release

When a person is terminated from their position of employment, it can be an extremely daunting experience, even – or perhaps especially – when… Read More

Lengthy Notice Periods Appropriate in “Exceptional Circumstances”

The concept of reasonable notice remains a critical aspect of employment law disputes regarding wrongful termination cases, especially for individuals with extensive service time… Read More

Ontario’s New Employment Laws Target Mass Termination, Increased Fines, and More

On October 26, 2023, the Working for Workers Act, 2023 received Royal Assent in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. This bill introduces… Read More

Employer’s Failure to Accommodate Employee’s Disability Results in Constructive Dismissal Claim

Ensuring all employees‘ rights and well-being, including those with disabilities, is paramount in any workplace. Employers nationwide have a legal duty to accommodate… Read More

Navigating the Complexities of Reprisal in the Workplace

  In the bustling landscape of Ontario’s job market, employees face a multitude of challenges. From meeting deadlines to juggling a work-life balance, the… Read More