It is understandable that some Ontario employers may wish to take steps to disincentivize staff from leaving without advance notice. The circumstances in which an Ontario employer may lawfully withhold (or deduct) an employee’s pay, however, are quite limited.
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In the decision of English v. Manulife Financial Corporation, the Ontario Court of Appeal has weighed in on when a change in circumstances may allow an employee to revoke a seemingly clear resignation.