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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Mental Health Issues & Resignation

The question of a mental disability and the need to accommodate this is a well-known concept. We have previously written about the need to accommodate cognitive disabilities as well as the human rights considerations relating to mental health at work. While human rights considerations are often the basis of these types of cases, there are […]

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Resignation of Employment

Advance Notice The issue of a voluntary resignation presents legal issues which most employees would find surprising. Just as the company is obliged to give fair advance notice of termination, so must the employee give the same notice to the company of their intent to end the employment relationship. There is no fixed rule as […]

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