Tag Archives: Toronto

Q&A: Is my non-compete agreement binding 15 years later?

QUESTION A contract is a document drafted by the employer and signed by their respective employee. It is up to the employee to review this document and, if in agreement with the content, the employee … Read More

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Common Employment Law Questions

Question: If working in a salaried position and being in sales (during a time of low sales) can your employer "pull salary" away from you and place you solely on commission effective immediately, even if … Read More

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UK Haidresser losses job after shaving profits from employer

Mark McMorrine will likely be styling hair in prison for the next 18 months. The Lasswade, Scotland hairdresser was recently convicted of theft and fraud stemming from a scheme in which he stole equipment from … Read More

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Daniel A. Lublin, Toronto Employment Lawyer, wins suit without calling a single witness

In a recent Ontario Superior Court decision, Adjemian v. Brook Crompton North America, 2008 CanLII 27469 (ON S.C.), Daniel A. Lublin successfully argued for and won a Motion for Summary Judgment, effectively winning the case … Read More

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KPMG class action settled

Major accounting firm KPMG has recently settled the class action lawsuit launched on behalf of employees who claimed damages for unpaid overtime. The settlement, expected to be worth about $10 million dollars, was announced last … Read More

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Don’t be too quick on the trigger with the send button.

As reported by the Toronto Star, Rick Sullivan sent an email to pal Jason Wade regarding rumours about former co-worker, Ronald Harrington.  The contents alleged that Harrington was dismissed from his previous employment for “cooking … Read More

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Employers limiting limitations; Where’s the consideration?

American employers have begun to ask new employees to sign a waiver which effectively reduces the limitation period for employment law claims to 6 months after the loss. Our friends at Law.com recently reported how … Read More

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Cross dressing judge ends quest to rescind resignation

Last February U.S. Judge Robert Somma was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Clad in a women’s dress, stockings, and pumps, his arrest led to much media scrutiny. Two days after pleading no contest … Read More

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Termination for toonie theft upheld

Nine years after being caught on camera for stealing a toonie from her employer, Tim Horton’s, Charlene Walsh may now have some answers about her termination. In 1999 Walsh was fired with cause for the … Read More

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Don’t be too quick to sign

This is the cautionary tale of two cases that reveal the fate of employees too quick to sign their names… In Barr v. Pennzoil-Quaker State Canada Inc. the court ruled that the deal was less … Read More

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