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Terminating Older Employees – The Debate Continues: Do Retirement Plans Diminish Entitlement to Notice?

Over the past couple of years, we have seen a number of cases in which courts have grappled with the amount of reasonable notice to be given to employees who have long service and who are past the traditional age of retirement. We wrote about this for the first time in our blog “How does

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Tweet, Tweet! – “A Little Bird Told Me”: Employee Dismissed After Twitter Post Comes to Employer’s Attention

In the latest incident of an employee’s social media activity landing him/herself in hot water with an employer, media outlets reported last week that a Toronto-area mechanic was fired after allegedly tweeting the following: “Any dealers in Vaughan wanna make a 20sac chop?  Come to Keele/ Langstaff Mr. Lube, need a spliff or two to

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Employee Dismissals and Terminations: Up in the Air…

…is where I was yesterday, returning from vacation. As I was flying, I had the opportunity to catch up on some films that I hadn’t seen, including the Academy Award nominated film, “Up in the Air”. For those of you not months behind in your film watching like me, you will know this is the

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