Unfair Dismissal Is Not A Thing

unfair dismissal

Unfair dismissal is not a legal concept in Ontario or anywhere else in Canada. Simply put, there is no such …

What Wrongful Dismissal Is Not

What Wrongful Dismissal Is Not

Wrongful dismissal does not mean what you think it means. ❌ Wrongful dismissal does not mean that an employee was …

The Duty To Mitigate (Ontario)

The Duty to Mitigate

The duty to mitigate is the rule that individuals who are dismissed from work must look for a new job …

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, …

At Will Employment (Canada)

At Will Employment Canada

There is no such thing as ‘at will employment’ in Canada. The concept of ‘at will’ employment simply doesn’t exist …

Examples of Constructive Dismissal Cases

constructive dismissal example cases

Constructive dismissal permits an employee to stop working and demand termination pay (i.e. severance pay) or failing that sue for wrongful …

Severance Package FAQ for Ontario

Severance package

What is a severance package? A severance package is an offer of monies from an employer to an employee upon …