How To Get Your Bonus After Termination

By , September 17, 2015 1:27 pm

How To Get Your Bonus After Termination   Termination is often a shock for an employee.  The timing of a termination may add insult to injury if it immediately precedes a bonus payday. Employers often tell employees that they are not entitled to their bonuses if they are no longer employed by the company.  However, Continue Reading…

Extra Damages if Fired in the Summer

By , September 11, 2015 11:46 am

Extra Damages if Fired in the Summer A decision from the Ontario Superior Court has recently made the month in which a termination occurs a factor to consider when determining the applicable “reasonable” notice period. What Happened? The case considered the termination of a senior executive employee who was terminated from his job in the Continue Reading…

Large Award Ordered Following Discrimination of Employee

By , September 8, 2015 8:03 am

Unfortunately, discrimination and harassment in the workplace continues to occur. However, employees now have more avenues to assert their rights.  In a recent case, another Ontario Superior Court judge applied the Ontario Human Rights Code (“the Code”) in a wrongful dismissal action involving severe mistreatment of an employee.   The Background Ms. Strudwick had worked Continue Reading…

Harassment in the Workplace

By , August 14, 2015 2:27 pm

Recently, a Panam /Para Panam manager filed a lawsuit against multiple parties including former Ontario premier David Peterson alleging sexual harassment. As reported by the Globe and Mail, Ximena Morris alleges that she was harassed and then demoted following a complaint to human resources. What is Harassment? Ontario employees are protected against harassment and sexual Continue Reading…

How to Get Paid After Resignation

By , August 12, 2015 3:40 pm

Recently, The Globe and Mail reported that the former President of UBC, Arvind Gupta, who stepped down from his position last week, will receive his full annual salary while on leave next school year. Mr. Gupta’s resignation and the payment he will receive reveals how some employees may be entitled to compensation after resigning their Continue Reading…

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