A Guide to Notice Limitations Upon Termination

Employment contracts are often an attempt by an employer to minimize an employee’s payment upon the termination of employment. There is no doubt that a company can create a contract under which an employee gives up their common law rights to wrongful dismissal payments. That being said, a few recent cases reflect how difficult it […]

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Fired Before Starting Work

Basic Rule It may seem odd that an employee who has yet to start work is owed a severance sum. This, however, is the law. If a person is offered employment to start, for example, on October 1, and is advised that they are no longer required on September 15, there will still be a […]

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