February 19, 2020

A wrongfully dismissed employee failed to mitigate his damages when he refused a recall to employment from temporary layoff.


Ontario Court Awards Over $170,000 to a City of Toronto Employee

January 21, 2020

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice awarded a former employee $170,117.84 in damages for unjust dismissal in Headley v. City of Toronto.

McGuinty v. 1845035 Ontario Inc. (McGuinty Funeral Home): Fixed-Term Employment Contract in the Spotlight

December 17, 2019

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that a constructively dismissed employee was entitled to the compensation he would have received.

Nagpal v. IBM Canada Ltd.: Ontario court emphasizes that resignation must be “clear and unequivocal”

November 27, 2019

The Ontario Superior Court considered if an employee’s failure to return to work after disability benefits were denied amounted to a resignation.

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    What to Do When HR Won’t Do Anything

    September 30, 2019

    Part of the function of an HR Department is to resolve personnel complaints. But what happens when it seems that HR simply does not have your back?