2018 in review: Top cases that impacted your workplace
2018 was a tumultuous year for employers
Lower court chastised for finding false ambiguity in termination clause
Ontario's Court of Appeal appears to have confirmed the shift away from the pre-Oudin
Can employers exercise rights under termination clause in fixed term contract?
The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that although the Company had an unfettered right to terminate an independent contractor
When can you legally change an employment contract?
Over time, practices and conventions that develop in an employment relationship can become fundamental terms of that person's contract
How to navigate the controversial minefield of written termination clauses
The enforceability of written termination clauses in employment contracts is a very hot, indeed controversial, topic right now. We spoke to Matthew Certosimo, partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, who walked us through this challenging minefield
Court of Appeal agree voluntary resignation cost employee almost $150K in outstanding bonus
In March 2017, Susan Crawford of CCPartners successfully obtained a decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal
Ontario Court of Appeal upholds 3.5-year jail sentence for project manager
On Christmas Eve 2009, a tragic workplace accident occurred
New trial for employer who was compliant with regulations, but still off-side the OHSA
Navigating workplace law can be tricky at the best of times
When do bonuses need to be paid out post-employment?
In 2016, the Court of Appeals ruled that language alone is not enough to deprive an employee of compensation or bonus
Is a termination provision in an employee contract enforceable?
Over the last few years, the question has received unprecedented attention