Minimum wage is the lowest wage rate that an employer can legally pay its employees and is seen as a core labour standard to which employers must abide by. With the effects of inflation, especially the cost of living consistently increasing across Canada, it is inevitable for the minimum wage in each province to rise.
In late March, as the pandemic hit swift and hard, along with the obvious panic and uncertainty, there was also something approaching a sense of novelty: some of us would now get to work from home. No more commute, dress code, or cubicle.
In Kerner v Information Builders (Canada) (2020 ONSC 2975), Pollak J. had a case which involved the termination provisions of a sales plan and whether the employee was entitled to commissions over the notice period in addition to his base salary.