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 …

Who is Entitled to Severance Pay?

Who is entitled to severance pay

Almost everyone in Ontario is entitled to ‘severance pay’ unless that person is terminated for just cause. However, keep in mind …