Punitive Damages In Employment

Punitive Damages in Canada

Punitive damages are monetary compensation awarded to plaintiffs to deter potential wrongdoers from egregious conduct.   Punitive Damages concern the defendant’s conduct, …

Pay in Lieu (Ontario and Canada)

pay in lieu

What is pay in lieu? For every “without cause” termination in Canada (and Ontario), an employer must provide “notice” of …

All About Nepotism

nepotism

Nepotism in the workplace Nepotism is defined as favouritism toward relatives or personal friends by those in power, who, because …

Terminated For Cause: Everything To Know

Terminated for Cause

Being terminated for cause means the employee was terminated for serious incompetence or serious misconduct, and, accordingly, no notice (i.e. …

All About Wrongful Dismissal

Wrongful Dismissal?

What Is A Wrongful Dismissal? A wrongful dismissal is simple; it is a termination in breach of the employment contract.  …

All About Maternity Benefits

maternity benefits

What Benefits Can I Get On Maternity? In Canada, expecting mothers and new mothers are entitled to “maternity benefits” known …