Employment Contracts & Leaving an Employer

In our prior post, we reviewed the issues that may arise when leaving your present employer to accept new employment. That post dealt primarily with a review of the concepts of inducement and misrepresentation. As mentioned in that article, the impact of an employment contract often arises when leaving a job, as it may affect […]

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Issues to Consider When Moving on to a New Employer

There are several things to consider when leaving one job for another. First, if you were deliberately recruited by a new employer, there may be certain entitlements should that new role not work out. Second, it is important to ensure that the promises made by a new employer are accurate. Lastly, there are obligations to […]

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Canadian Employers & International Laws

Not many people have heard of Eritrea, a small country in East Africa. Nevsun, a Canadian company that owns a mine known as the Bisha Mining Share Company, however, knows it quite well. This country has a program called the “National Service Program”, under which all citizens are required to provide military or similar public […]

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The Duty of Good Faith & Employment Contracts

The Supreme Court of Canada is expected soon to release its decision in an important case involving the duty of good faith and fair dealing owed between contracting parties who happen to be an employer and employee. Summary of Prior Cases The reader may be wondering what all the fuss is about, as employers have […]

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