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Category: Restrictive Covenants

Long-Term Incentive Payments – Are They Forfeited Upon Resignation?

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By , September 24, 2013 5:08 pm

When a portion of an employee’s incentive program is considered long-term (i.e. unvested shares) and the employment contract states this will be forfeited upon resignation, will the courts uphold this? The answer is not always straight forward. The courts will generally enforce the terms of an employment contract if consideration is provided to the employee, the Continue Reading…

Reasonable Notice – It Works Both Ways | MacLeod Law Firm

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By , March 19, 2012 7:53 pm

Reasonable Notice of Resignation Many people think an employee is required to provide two weeks notice of resignation by law. However, neither the Ontario government nor the Ontario courts have made this a legal requirement. The Employment Standard Act does not require an employee to provide a minimum notice of resignation. The Ontario courts generally Continue Reading…

How to Protect Your Business From A Departing Employee

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By , November 13, 2011 1:41 pm

We often get calls from employers concerning departed employee who have started working for a competitor. The client is concerned that the departing employee is taking clients or employees to the competitor. In some cases, the departing employee has signed an employment contract which contains a non-solicitation clause and the employer wants to know if Continue Reading…

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