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Court’s Enforce Termination Clause in Employment Contract

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In the case of Oudin v. Francophone de Toronto, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Superior Court of Justice to enforce the termination provision contained in the written contract of employment which limited the plaintiff’s entitlement upon termination without cause to the minimum requirements set out in the Employment Standards Act, … Continue reading “Court’s Enforce Termination Clause in Employment Contract”

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Employee Entitled to Severance Pay In Addition To Termination Pay

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In Mattiassi v. Hathro Management Partnership Deputy Justice Prattas of the Ontario Smalls Claim Court addressed the issue of an employee’s entitlement to be paid a lump sum for severance pay pursuant to the Employment Standard Act, 2000 regardless of any payments made to the employee for termination pay under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 … Continue reading “Employee Entitled to Severance Pay In Addition To Termination Pay”

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Summary Judgment Granted on Wrongful Dismissal Claim

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Often times, if you are unable obtain a resolution prior to the commencement of civil legal proceedings, you have to proceed to trial to receive your entitlements when your employment has been terminated without cause.  In an Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision (Poole v. Whirlpool Corporation), Justice Hoy granted summary judgment in favour of … Continue reading “Summary Judgment Granted on Wrongful Dismissal Claim”

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BCCLA

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Racial profiling is bad policy.Although promoted as improving security, it has not been demonstrated to do that. To the contrary, it decreases security, including by undermining the respect to which each member of society is entitled and weakening the fabric of our multicultural democracy. Under a regime employing racial profiling, travel by those who fit … Continue reading “BCCLA”

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Low Level Employee Awarded Lengthy Notice of Termination

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The Ontario Court of Appeal in Di Tomaso v. Crown Metal Packaging Canada LP held that the motion judge did not err in granting Antonio Di Tomaso (the “employee”) with 22 months’ reasonable notice on a motion for summary judgment. The employee was employed with Crown Metal Packaging Canada LP (the “Company”) for over 33 … Continue reading “Low Level Employee Awarded Lengthy Notice of Termination”

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