Mass Terminations and Notice of Termination

Ontario employment law starts from a basic proposition, one which is implied into every employment relationship, absent a written agreement… Read More

Fired Before Starting Work

It may seem odd that an employee who has yet to start work is owed a severance sum. This, however,… Read More

Severing the Offensive Termination Clause

“Severing” The Offending Term in Employment Contracts Many companies still struggle to create an effective termination clause in an employment… Read More

Termination Term in Employment Contracts

Termination Term in Employment Contracts The recent decision of Nogueira v The Second Cup raises once again the issue… Read More

Severance Clauses in Employment Contracts

Often an employer will require a written agreement by which it attempts to defeat the common law entitlement to reasonable… Read More

Medical Disability & Frustration

A medical disability raises important issues with respect to the employer’s duty to accommodate and possible right to terminate employment. Read More

Human Rights Claims – Pros & Cons

Human rights remedies have taken on new significance in recent years, particularly following amendments to the Ontario Human Rights Code… Read More