For those seeking compensation after enduring workplace harassment, their employment contract is often a significant indicator of how much money they could receive in a claim.
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Individuals are entitled to protection against discrimination because of their age, but it is important to consult a lawyer quickly if legal action is required
A skincare therapist has been awarded $15,000 in aggravated damages for the bad-faith conduct of her employer in a wrongful dismissal case, says Kent employment lawyer Richard Johnson, who represented the woman in the lawsuit.
Employees should carefully review and negotiate their agreements before starting a new job to ensure their severance and termination clauses are acceptable.
It seems reasonable to expect that all workplace relationships are governed by the Human Rights Code. They aren’t.
If the number of articles published on Forbes.com alone is any indication, workplace flexibility is a hot topic for today’s employers. Researchers and pundits alike hail the benefits of flexible work arrangements, which include employee happiness, productivity, and engagement. In certain circumstances, such as where an employee faces health issues or family responsibilities, flexible work […]
Last month, Kent Employment Law lawyer, Trevor Thomas, was invited to the offices of SRK Consulting Canada to speak to members of the Engineering Human Resources Association. Trevor’s focus was on how employers can foster “sustainable employment” in the workplace through their employee contracts. Sustainable employment refers to an employment relationship that is long-lasting and built on principles such […]
In a previous blog post, we introduced the employment law concept of condonation, and offered employers a few tips on how to avoid condoning employee misconduct (and thereby lose the opportunity to fire for cause). This week, we continue our focus on condonation, but shift our perspective to the employee and the area of constructive […]