Tag Archives: Wrongful Dismissal

Are you entitled to bonus pay that would have been earned during your notice period in the case of wrongful dismissal?

A notice period is required by an employer seeking to terminate an employee. Employers can either provide the employee with notice or pay that would have been earned had the employee worked throughout the notice … Read More

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The consequences of avoiding to pay a dismissed employee with a severance package

Employers should be careful when fabricating an allegation of cause for termination in order to avoid paying a dismissed employee with a severance package.  A recent decision confirms that these allegations can expose employers to … Read More

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Everything you need to know when it comes to termination

An employee’s right to protect themselves from termination of employment is reasonable. Daniel Lublin, Toronto Employment Lawyer offers some insight on this topic in his most recent Globe and Mail column. There are unfortunate incidents … Read More

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Go Back to Your Job After Being Fired from Your Job? Your Duty to Mitigate May Require It

Failing to Mitigate His Loss An employee who refused to return to work after mistakenly being fired from his job was awarded no damages because he failed to mitigate his loss. The Court further ordered … Read More

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Ex-CEO with Breast Cancer Alleges Discrimination

Is it possible for a woman undergoing treatment for breast cancer to successfully manage a multinational corporation?  Apparently, for the Tuesday Morning Board of Directors, the answer was no. Last week the Financial Post featured … Read More

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Who owns the online you – discuss live with an expert

Daniel Lublin, Employment Lawyer of Whitten & Lublin will be live taking readers questions on the Globe and Mail Careers section at 12:00 p.m. EST on Friday, June 8th.  You can join the discussion by logging … Read More

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Employee’s Vacation Leads to Termination

Many managers believe they have the power dismiss insubordinate employees, no matter how unreasonable the request.  The courts have consistently shown this not to be true. Daniel Lublin illustrates this point in his weekly column … Read More

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Stanley Cup Rioters May Face Dismissal

Following Vancouver’s loss in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final, Canucks fans took to the streets. Cars were overturned and set ablaze, store fronts were smashed and looted, and those who didn’t take part watched wide-eyed in disbelief. Read More

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Employee Refuses to Perform “Unrelated” Job Duties

Daniel Lublin explains that Duguay’s success “came against the backdrop of a request to perform dangerous work with little training.” Read More

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Starbucks Addresses Homophobia Allegation

“In recent years, there have been many negative outcomes that come from emotionally-driven blog posts, tweets and status updates, but it may turn out that social media outlets can also be a source of accountability for corporations.” Read More

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