First Reference company logo

First Reference Talks

News and Discussions on Payroll, HR & Employment Law

decorative image

offers of employment

Solid evidentiary burden to prove constructive dismissal due to poisoned work environment

3d-gavel-freedigitalphotos-sscreations

In a recent decision, General Motors of Canada Limited v. Johnson, the Ontario Court of Appeal provided clarity on an employee’s burden of proof when alleging constructive dismissal based on a poisoned work environment.

 

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Written agreements in the employment relationship are valuable

I have written in this blog and elsewhere, of the value in written employment contracts, written offers of employment, and written employment policies. Much like the break up of a marriage, the parties to the dissolution of the employment relationship often have widely divergent recollections of the understanding of the terms of the relationship when they were entered into. In particular,…

 

, , , , , , , , , , , ,