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The official word on unofficial bonus policies

On September 25, 2017, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its decision Fulmer v. Nordstrong Equipment Limited, 2017 ONSC 5529 (“Nordstrong”), where the Court dealt with a wrongful termination case, and issued a noteworthy determination on an employee’s bonus entitlements. The Facts The Plaintiff, Glen Fulmer (“Fulmer”) worked as a controller for Nordstrong Equipment

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The Riskie business of modifying employment contracts – Ontario court upholds the validity of a fixed-term agreement purporting to modify an indefinite employment relationship

The “Fresh Consideration” Doctrine The need for “fresh consideration” has long been a fundamental requirement to the enforceability of contracts. More specifically, in the absence of exceptional circumstances, an existing obligation or duty to perform cannot be used as valid consideration for the creation of a new contract. The legal doctrine of “fresh consideration” is

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