Court Weighs in on Federally-Regulated Employee’s Termination Clause

Unlike most employment disputes in Ontario, disputes related to a federally-regulated employee are commonly adjudicated by a tribunal pursuant to the Canada Labour Code. As a result, it is uncommon that a provincial court has the opportunity to consider issues relating to this specific area of employment law. However, the Ontario Superior Court recently had […]

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One Bad Apple Spoils the Bunch: Employment Contracts

Employment contracts by nature address a number of different factors relating to employment, from sick days to vacation and overtime pay to performance management, compensation and an employee’s rights upon termination. When one clause is found to be invalid, courts have often held that the offending term can be lifted out, leaving the rest of […]

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The End of CERB & Other COVID Updates

Below, we provide an overview of important employment-related updates across Canada and in Ontario. CERB Ending in September The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) program is set to terminate as of the end of September. The Prime Minister has announced that persons in receipt of CERB will, however, be migrated to a new EI system […]

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