The three most popular HRinfodesk articles this week deal with proposed amendments to the Canada Labour Code, a vacation deprivation study, and a termination case based on the language of an employment contract..
Last year, I reminded employers of the danger of failing to continue disability benefits after dismissing an employee and providing pay in lieu of notice. An important case has now passed through the Ontario Court of Appeal...
Probably the most prevalent misconception in the area of employment law is the notion that all employees are entitled to "one month per year" as notice of termination without cause. This has, in the past, been referred to as the golden rule. In spite of repeated judicial pronouncements that the rule no longer applies, human resources professionals continue to apply it.
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