Three months’ termination notice awarded after working only two months
The Ontario Superior Court just held that it was reasonable to award three months’ pay in lieu of notice upon being terminated without notice after only two months of work. After reading how the employer proceeded through this action, you may see why.
Reporting findings of an investigation to a complainant: what is required?
What happens when a workplace investigation is finished? Are the parties entitled to know the outcome and receive a copy of the report? A recent case from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario sheds light on what an employer should do when the investigation comes to an end. (In PDF)
Employment insurance: a very sensitive subject
Our federal government’s recent introduction of proposed reforms to the employment insurance system has prompted the expected furor from both sides of the debate. As Finance Minister Jim Flaherty astutely noted last week, employment insurance is “a very sensitive subject” in this country. (In PDF)
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