In Pasap v Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority and Bear Claw Casino (2022 SKQB), Justice McMurtry had a situation where there was an issue as to whether the employee was fired or resigned. Having found that the Defendant had given him an ultimatum to quit or be fired, the Court found that he was fired and should have received 8 months notice.
Enforceable termination clauses are one of the best benefits an employer can get out of entering into a written employment agreement with an employee. While an employer likely hopes that they’ll never have to terminate an employee, that won’t likely be the reality for any longstanding business.
Yesterday, the Ontario government announced that it was revoking Bill 28 which was passed into law last Thursday. It imposed a collective agreement on about 55 000 education workers.