First Reference company logo

First Reference Talks

News and Discussions on Payroll, HR & Employment Law

decorative image

Terminating a fixed-term contract early

Fixed-term contract costs employer $1.2 million in severance

Beware the fixed-term employment contract. That should be every employer’s mantra following the recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court in McGuinty v. 1845035 Ontario Inc. (McGuinty Funeral Home), 2019 ONSC 4108 (“McGuinty”).

 

, , , ,

Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with:An Ontario human rights case where an employee’s dismissal by her employer for having lied about when she found out about her pregnancy was ruled to be non-discriminatory; a decision that clarifies that the duty to mitigate does not apply when an employer terminates a fixed-term employment contract before its end date; and an FAQ that looks at an employee who is looking for accommodation to care for their child because they cannot afford daycare.

 

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

Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with presenteeism; fixed-term contract; and, changes to accessibility regulations.

 

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