Remedies & ‘Just Cause’ Termination

The Remedies on Termination There are two basic remedies on termination. One is the common law remedy of wrongful dismissal based on the implied term of fair notice. The second is the statutory claim for the Employment Standards minimum payments of notice and severance pay. The notice claim under this statute is capped at 8 […]

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Employees Must Give Reasonable Notice of Resignation

Although there is no legislated requirement for an employee in Ontario to reasonable notice of the termination of employment to one’s employer, it is a well-established principle of common law. The recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court in Gagnon & Associates Inc et al v Jesso et al, 2016 ONSC 209, serves as a […]

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