Learn the Latest® at the Ontario Virtual Employment Law Conference on June 17, 2021, brought to you by First Reference and Stringer LLP. It's the essential one-day update for human resources managers and consultants, business owners, labour relations, staffing, payroll, and finance and accounting professionals in Ontario!
Canadian startups and any company for that matter should have an employment contract for all new hires. An employment contract helps both parties understand the employment relationship, protects the start up in the event of the termination of employees and it can also serve as a useful mechanism to attract good employees.
Employees who are terminated without notice can sue employers for the total compensation, including bonus payments, which they would have otherwise received during the notice period if reasonable notice had been given.