August 4, 2020

The Ontario Divisional Court clarified an employers’ duty to accommodate employees where there is frustration of contract.


Mission Impossible: COVID-19 and Frustration of Contract

April 26, 2020

Given the unforeseeable long-term effects of COVID-19 on businesses, some employers may wonder about the ‘frustration’ of an employment contract.

Frustration of Contract & COVID-19

VIDEO: Frustration of Contract & COVID-19

April 23, 2020

Kyle Burgis, a senior employment lawyer, discusses frustration of contract and how it could come into play during the COVID-19 crisis.

Accommodation -- Upset business woman

Employer’s Claim of Frustration Becomes Frustrated: Award of 22 Months, Moral and Punitive Damages

September 27, 2011

In Altman v. Steve’s Music Store Inc. the Court rejected the employer’s defence of frustration of contract and awarded the employee 22 months noti Read More...