Employment lawyers spend a lot of time assessing whether contracts of employment are enforceable or not. The first thing that I check, when I review a contract of employment, is the date. What I'm attempting to determine is whether the contract was signed before or after there was already a verbal agreement in place.
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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with overtime in British Columbia; fixed term contracts; and, the stigma of mental illness in the workplace.
An ever-evolving aspect of employment law jurisprudence concerns when an employer can shield documents and correspondence relating to a workplace investigation from a former employee who has commenced wrongful dismissal litigation. A recent Superior Court of Ontario decision fell against the employer on this issue.