Tag Archives: wrongful dismissal

June 17, 2015

According to a recent case out of Ontario, terminating an employee in June could lead to larger damage awards: http://business.financialpost.com/legal-post/firing-an-employee-in-june-could-equal-larger-damage-awards-in-ontario In light of recent news concerning airline employees suffering from mental illness, should employees be required to disclose known disabilities? … Continue reading

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May 1, 2015

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner released some materials this week dealing with Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL), including a guide for businesses doing e-marketing: https://www.priv.gc.ca/resource/op-vpel/casl_guide_e.asp The Ontario Court of Appeal upholds a decision in which the trial judge found it would not be … Continue reading

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April 22, 2015

Doug MacLeod provides an update on recent employment law decisions that were heard as summary judgment motions in Ontario: http://www.macleodlawfirm.ca/employers/2015/04/wrongful-dismissal-recent-decisions-made-by-summary-judgment-motion/ The Canadian Payroll Consulting blog with some tips on vacation time and pay best practices: http://alanrmcewen.com/2015/04/21/what-are-vacation-time-and-pay-best-practices/

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December 29, 2014

In Fernandes v. Peel Educational, the Ontario Superior Court found that the employer did not have cause for termination and awarded a 12 month notice period. However, at the date of termination, the employee was completely disabled and the employer … Continue reading

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December 16, 2014

One of my favourite blogs, Canadian Payroll Consulting by Alan McEwen, covers the topic of employee identity. What would you do in this situation? You’re hiring an employee, where a valid driver’s licence is required. The company pays by direct … Continue reading

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December 12, 2014

Stuart Rudner discusses two recent cases where employees were fired for absenteeism. Managing absenteeism is a challenge and this post highlights that difficulty: Employers should closely monitor the attendance of employees and ensure they have clear policies that are being … Continue reading

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November 24, 2014

The Global Legal Post has a small blurb on Axess Law and its plans for expansion: http://www.globallegalpost.com/global-view/walmart-law-shops-plan-major-expansion-68624510/ In Arnone v. Best Theratronics Ltd. a long service employee terminated without cause 17 months short of receiving a full unreduced pension was awarded, among other … Continue reading

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