Is Someone On Unpaid Sick Leave Entitled To Pay In Lieu Of Notice?

Unpaid leaves of absence from work can complicate people’s lives, contributing financial stress as well as worry about a person’s health. Another way that unpaid…
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Is A Biological Parent Entitled To Notice When Their Adult Child Is Being Adopted?

Adoptions typically involve children being adopted by adults. However, there are instances when someone might apply to adopt an adult. Situations where someone might want…
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The Word Of An Employee Against The Word Of An Employer Following An Event Leading To Termination

A breach of contract can lead to the termination of an employee. However, what if the employee says they are not to blame for an…
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Can An Employment Contract be Unilaterally Altered During A Period Of Notice?

Employment contracts are used to spell out the responsibilities of parties involved in an employment relationship, giving each party a clear understanding of what they…
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Are Employees Obligated to Accept Unfavourable Employment Terms When Their Place of Work Comes Under New Ownership?

When a company (or part of a company) is purchased by another company, it’s natural for employees to wonder about whether their employment situation will…
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How Clear Must A Contract Be When Providing Only The Minimum In Termination Provisions?

The Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) requires employers to provide, at minimum, two weeks of notice (or pay in lieu of) when an employee is…
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Court Rules Employees Can Opt Out Of Reasonable Notice Under Common Law

The opportunity to sign an employment contract can be an exciting time in one’s professional career. However, employment contracts can be complicated, and, as seen…
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How Much Notice Are Terminated Employees Entitled To?

When someone is fired from their job, i.e. terminated, they are generally entitled to receive notice (more often than not, in writing) of the termination.…
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