Fixed-term contracts are those that anticipate and set out a certain length of employment. But what if the parties want to bring the relationship to an end within the fixed-term? Is the employer on the hook to pay for the remaining term? This was precisely the question before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently.
With the increasing use of email during the recruitment process, it is possible that certain terms of an employment relationship will be first discussed, if not finalized, over email before they are ever (ideally!) put into an employment contract. So, can the items discussed over email constitute terms of employment if they do not make