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Category: Remuneration

How to get around a termination clause

By , February 22, 2017 2:58 pm

You may have signed an employment contract with a termination clause. You may be wondering whether you are only entitled to the amount set out in this termination clause. The short answer is…it depends. There are a number of ways to attack a termination clause. If successful, you could be entitled to more termination pay than Continue Reading…

Am I entitled to my bonus at termination?

By , December 5, 2016 3:58 pm

We have previously written about when employees are entitled to receive their bonus at the time of termination. To recap, when an employee is terminated without cause, they are entitled to receive notice or pay in lieu of notice. The award in a wrongful dismissal claim is meant to place the terminated employee in the Continue Reading…

What kind of damages are you entitled to if an employer engages in malicious conduct?

By , November 29, 2016 5:28 pm

Did you know that judges will sometimes award punitive damages to an employee when an employer engages in malicious conduct? This blog summarises one such case. Morison v Ergo-Industrial Seating Systems Inc. Mr. Morison was the company’s regional manager and a top salesperson who was unaware of any issues relating to his performance until, during Continue Reading…

Am I entitled to a bonus if I am not actively employed when it is paid out?

By , August 23, 2016 10:00 am

Determining whether a terminated employee is entitled to their bonus, even though they are not actively employed when it is paid out, can be a complicated issue. As you may know from reading our blogs, when an employee is terminated without cause, they are entitled to receive notice of termination or pay in lieu of Continue Reading…

Keeping Tips in the Servers’ Pockets – New Protections Under the Employment Standards Act

By , April 12, 2016 11:19 am

For servers, tips generally form a significant part of their income. Pooling tips is a common practice in the restaurant industry whereby a server is required to contribute a certain portion of his or her tips into the “pool”. The tips are then redistributed to other employees. In some cases, the restaurant also takes a cut of those Continue Reading…

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