Wrongful Dismissal

When an employee is terminated without just cause and without sufficient notice, an offer of pay in lieu of notice is often made by the employer. This is commonly referred to as a severance package and is usually communicated to the employee in the termination letter. If you have been […] Read more »

Workplace Harassment

Workplace harassment is prohibited by law and if not handled properly by the employer may result in a Constructive dismissal claim by the employee. Specifically, an employee will maintain that he or she cannot reasonably be expected to remain employed and is entitled to proper termination pay. Other damages can […] Read more »

Litigation

Most of our clients are able to resolve matters without resorting to litigation.  With each party represented by counsel (normally) and with proper analysis of the common law and statutory factors governing notice and severance pay, we will represent your interests to ensure a fair and equitable Severance Package.  If […] Read more »

Labour Lawyers

Labour lawyers specialize in employment law issues arising in a unionized employment context. By comparison, an employment lawyer deals with employment law issues in non-unionized workplaces. As employment lawyers, we have the skills to advise you regarding cases of wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, discrimination and harassment and other matters related […] Read more »

Human Rights Tribunals

Human Rights Tribunals deal with claims such as workplace harassment and discrimination due to age, race, religions, and other such grounds of discrimination prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code. Human Rights Tribunals do not have the jurisdiction to deal with wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal; therefore, you should get […] Read more »

Employment Termination

When an employee is faced with employment termination, without just cause and without sufficient notice, an offer of pay in lieu of notice is often made by the employer. This is commonly referred to as a severance package and is usually communicated to the employee in the employment termination letter. […] Read more »

Employment Lawyers

Employment law lawyer deals with employment law issues in a non-unionized workplace. By comparison, a labour lawyer is one that specializes in employment law issues in a unionized employment context. As employment lawyers, we have the skills to advise you regarding cases of wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, discrimination and harassment […] Read more »

Employment Contracts

Many employees are hired pursuant to a verbal contract of employment. For others, the terms of the contract are set out in a written letter of hire or formal Employment Contracts. Written or oral, the agreement between employer and employee is a contract. If some terms of that explicit agreement […] Read more »

Constructive Dismissal

What is Constructive Dismissal? Constructive dismissal refers to a situation in which an employer has altered the contract of employment in some fundamental way, without the employee’s consent. Often, there may be changes such as a change in pay, change in working conditions, or change in title, status or duties. […] Read more »