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Upcoming Events

March 28, 2019

Wrongful Dismissal Claims: What You Need to Know

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April 9-11, 2019

Workplace Investigations Training & Certificate Program

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April 25, 2019

Transforming Toxic Teams/Workplace Restoration

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May 7-9, 2019

Workplace Investigations Training & Certificate Program

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  • Short service employees can be entitled to longer notice periods

    Natasha, February 15, 2019

    Short service doesn’t always mean a shorter period of reasonable notice. Common law reasonable notice is determined based on a number of factors but often three are key: age, nature of the employee’s position and length of service. Absent other factors like inducement that would put upward pressure on the notice period, short service has […]

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  • Ending the stigma of mental illness

    Maryanne, January 30, 2019

    Today marks the 9th annual Bell Let’s Talk Day, which aims to break the silence around mental illness, and help support those living with mental illness in Canada. The Canadian Mental Health Association estimates that 1 in 5 Canadians live with a mental illness or mental health problem in any given year. Sadly, many individuals […]

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  • Plaintiff awarded $546,684 in costs in a wrongful dismissal action

    Sreya, January 23, 2019

    In the recent case of Ruston v Keddco Mfg. the court granted one of the largest cost awards ever against the employer in a wrongful dismissal action. Here’s what happened. Keddco fired its president, Scott Ruston, for alleged fraud and breach of fiduciary duty and refused to provide a severance package. Ruston sued Keddco for […]

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MISSISSAUGA

1443 Hurontario Street, Suite 201
Mississauga, ON L5G 3H5
T 905.486.1991 | F 905.486.1992
contact@hrlawyers.ca

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St. Catharines, ON L2R 3J5
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