Tag Archives: Employment agreements

Terminated without notice: are discretionary bonuses part of the severance package?

Bonuses may make up a significant portion of pay for executives, senior managers, and other high skilled employees. Upon termination of the employment relation, notice or pay in lieu is meant to place an individual … Read More

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Where is the line between being a contractor versus an employee?

Daniel Lublin, Toronto Employment Lawyer clarified the distinction between a contractor and an employee in his latest article My job’s in jeopardy and I’m treated as a contractor. What can I do? published in the … Read More

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With Low Cost Comes Great Responsibility

Online lawyers might argue that a part of the purchase entails a responsibility on the part of the buyer to be well-informed about the product Read More

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Contractual Relativism?

When the distinction between employee and sub-contractor becomes hazy, remember, it’s “not what a contract says but how the parties behave.”
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Drafting Employment Contracts

Employers often take a kitchen sink approach to drafting employment contracts. They bargain for excessive protection, no matter how junior or administrative the employee. However, in seeking such protection, they sometimes get none at all. … Read More

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Resignations: intention to leave must be “unmistakable”

A true resignation is a voluntary action. Plain and simple.

Although there may be an intention to leave, courts will not construe that intention as a “resignation” unless it is acted upon and is unmistakable. Read More

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