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What Types of Deductions can an Employer Make?

The only types of deduction employers can make are ones mandated by law, such as CPP, Federal/Provincial tax, or court ordered garnishments. A court may order the employer to deduct wages from the employee if … Read More

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Accepted Job Offer No Longer Available Days Prior to Start Date

When a job offer is made and signed by the candidate, a contractual obligation has been formed. The employee has agreed to provide services and the employer to provide compensation for services received. If the … Read More

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Are you required to pay your employer a penalty if you resign?

Question:  I am a registered nurse.  My employer has created a contract stating I must repay $50,000 if I leave before 5 years and each year of employment the amount to repay will decrease by … Read More

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Would I get paid my commission if I left the company?

Question:  If I leave this company in around a month, would I still get paid my commissions from the deal I just won over the next 3 years? I’ve been working for a company for … Read More

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6 Things to Know About Non-Competition Clause

The non-competition clause, otherwise known as a ‘Non-Compete’, is typically an agreement between an employee and employer that prevents the employee from participating in a business that competes with the employer. Not all Non-Competes are … Read More

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Your Rights When You Face Termination Without Cause

A terminated employee is typically entitled to fair severance, unless he or she did something so serious to warrant losing it (called “termination for cause”). An employee’s actual entitlement is determined by first looking at … Read More

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Ex-employee soliciting former employer clients: is it legal?

In his recent Globe and Mail column, Toronto Employment Lawyer Daniel Lublin, answers some of the most common questions that employers and employees alike have regarding termination of employment. Ex-employees often want to understand whether … Read More

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Tips on Going with or without a Contract

Is a signed employment contract a good thing or are you better off without one? As Daniel Lublin explained in his latest Globe and Mail article, without a written contract, every employee is guaranteed a … Read More

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Signing a contract after your new job has already begun

How do you deal with a situation wherein an employee is told to sign a contract after his or her job has already started?  Can this contract be challenged without the risk of one loosing … Read More

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