Termination by itself is not illegal, but may require severance pay
Apr 10, 2017
If an employee is faced with an ultimatum between resigning or dismissal, it will almost never be a valid resignation
Mar 22, 2017
If the motivation for differential pay grades or grade levels is in any way related to one or more of the specifically listed grounds of discrimination in provincial or federal human-rights legislation, then it is illegal
Mar 05, 2017
If a termination has any connection to an illness, even just a slim one, it is discrimination
Feb 05, 2017
If I don’t accept the relocation, do I qualify for severance?
Jan 23, 2017
If the employer asserts that no severance is payable due to poor performance, this can be challenged in court
Dec 26, 2016
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Dec 21, 2016
A probationary period only exists if one is first agreed to in writing and even then it can only provide an employer with whatever specific rights are defined in that written agreement and no more
Nov 28, 2016
Nov 14, 2016
If you’re looking for a job while still employed, you may want to keep it quiet and get your references elsewhere
Oct 30, 2016
Daniel is a nationally recognized workplace law expert and a partner at Whitten & Lublin (www.toronto-employmentlawyer.com), where he represents both individual and corporate clients. Daniel frequently writes and appears in the media as a commentator for workplace legal issues. Since 2008, he has been named as one of Canada's top employment lawyers.