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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Company’s Failure to Pay $300,000 Bonus Not a Constructive Dismissal Says Court of Appeal

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a decision of a lower court which found that the failure of a company to pay an employee a $300,000 bonus was not a constructive dismissal, but rather, a “disagreement over the interpretation of [the employee’s] bonus scheme”. What Happened? The company in question provides real estate management […]

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