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Misconduct amounted to just cause but did not disallow termination notice

A recent Ontario case dealt with an employee’s misconduct that clearly amounted to just cause for termination; however, the employee was still entitled to termination pay.

 

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Family status – a ground of discrimination just like any other

Some recent cases make the message to employers very clear: employers cannot minimize or ignore requests for accommodation on the basis of family status. The requests must be treated in the same way as requests for accommodation based on any other protected ground in the human rights legislation.

 

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