Employers and HR professionals should ensure that they are following the correct protocols and steps when it comes to a termination without cause in Ontario and should know what to look out for. This article provides an overview of terminations without cause in Ontario, so that you can feel better prepared.
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Earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its landmark decision in Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc. This decision has now been relied on by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to strike down another termination clause in Sewell v. Provincial Fruit Co. Limited.
If an employer terminates an employee without cause, it means they don’t have to provide a reason, but they do have to provide “notice”.