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Category: Wrongful resignation

How much notice of resignation should I give my employer?

By , June 15, 2016 12:01 pm

Did you know that an employee is required to provide “reasonable” notice of resignation (unless you agree to a different notice period in an employment contract)? If you fail to do so, your former employer can sue you and a judge can order you to pay the employer damages. A recent Ontario Superior Court case examines Continue Reading…

Should You See an Employment Lawyer About that Issue?

By , February 23, 2016 10:00 am

We often receive calls from individuals wondering whether it is worth spending the money to see an employment lawyer.  Sometimes this is because the employee has been fired and received a termination letter and the employee wants to know if the amount is fair.  Other times it is because an employee has been offer a 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…

Leaving Your Job: The Dos and Don’ts of Resigning.

By , March 6, 2014 9:33 am

Are you considering resigning?  Do you know how much notice to give your employer? Do you know that your employer could sue you for failing to give enough notice? Reasonable Notice of Resignation Most employees believe that there is a legal requirement to give an employer two weeks’ notice when ending the employment relationship. However, Continue Reading…

Important Decisions from 2013 Employment Law Cases

By , December 31, 2013 8:42 am

Important Decisions from 2013 Employment Law Cases I have selected some important employment law cases and their decisions that were released in the past year for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!  1. Court decisions  Human rights damages ordered in a wrongful dismissal action  Wilson v. Solis Mexican Foods Inc., 2013 ONSC 5799 This was the first Ontario Continue Reading…

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