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Does an employer’s financial health affect the termination entitlements of employees? The Ontario Court of Appeal officially signs the divorce papers

Corporate restructuring has become a business reality in our volatile global economy. Just last week, Maple Leaf Foods announced its plan to cut more than 400 jobs across the country in a move to redirect resources and remain cost competitive. Other large organizations, including Bell Media and Enbridge, have recently announced similar restructuring plans that

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Happy anniversary! An employment lawyer’s perspective on employment anniversaries

On July 8, 2015, I celebrated my 2nd year anniversary of practicing law with my colleagues at Rubin Thomlinson. As a lawyer in my 18th year of practice, I have celebrated many anniversaries, however, this most recent one caused me to pause and think about the importance of anniversaries in the employment law realm. I

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Limiting termination entitlements in employment contracts: What is enforceable and what is not?

Before an employment relationship commences, perhaps the last thing that either workplace party wants to talk about is how it will end. That said, it is usually beneficial for employers to ensure that the offer letter (or employment contract) outlines all terms of employment, including the employee’s entitlements upon termination. There is employment standards legislation

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