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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Employer’s Right of Suspension

The leading decision on this issue comes from the Supreme Court of Canada[1]. In this case, the Court determined that a suspension without pay would in most cases be a breach of the employment relationship unless such conduct was based on either an express or an implied term of the contract. Recent Law The Ontario […]

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Toronto Man Claims UPS Discriminated Against Him Because of His Beard

A Toronto man has told the Toronto Star that he feels that his human rights were violated when, in response to his job application to UPS, the company informed him that his beard was contrary to their appearance policy and he would have to shave it off if he wanted to work for them. Beards […]

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