Severance Pay Canada (FAQ)

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How do you calculate a severance package? Calculating common law severance is an art, not a science. There is no …

When to conduct a workplace investigation

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When is an employer’s duty to conduct a workplace investigation triggered? Generally, whenever there is a complaint of violence, harassment …

Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)

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What is a Performance Improvement Plan? A performance improvement plan or “PIP” is a document that employers give to employees …

Non-Competition Clause

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What is a non-competition clause? A non-competition (or non-compete) clause is a passage in an employment contract which purports to prohibit …

Wrongful Dismissal in Ontario

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Wrongful Dismissal Ontario FAQ A wrongful dismissal in Ontario is when an employee is terminated without enough “severance”*. What is …

Employment Contracts for Startups

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Introduction Canadian startups should have an employment contract for all new hires. An employment contract helps both parties understand the …

Notice For Long-Standing Employees

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Employers sometimes ask me – what is the maximum amount of notice we need to give long-standing employees upon termination? …