September 10, 2019

Employers in Canada are entitled to use progressive discipline in the workplace, which means taking gradual steps that increase in severity to maintain company standards and expectations. Progressive discipline includes having in-person meetings and distributing formal warning letters to employees who are not performing up to standards or who are straying away from expectations.

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Discipline in the Workplace

August 26, 2019

Employers and employees alike often wonder what consequences employers can impose on their employees due to performance issues or misconduct. Here, we Read More...

Retracted Resignation’s Impact on Termination Notice Period – The Ontario Court of Appeal Rules in Theberge-Lindsay v. 3395022 Canada Inc. (Kutcher Dentistry Professional Corporation)

August 13, 2019

In this decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal considered the effect of an employee’s resignation and re-employment in a wrongful dismissal case.

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Nagribianko v. Select Wine Merchants Ltd.: Court of Appeal on the Meaning of Probation Period

July 24, 2019

In Nagribianko v. Select Wine Merchants Ltd., Ontario’s highest court considered whether a cursory probationary clause contained in an employment co Read More...