A few weeks ago, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that employees subject to the Canada Labour Code cannot be dismissed without just cause. A link to this decision can be found here. Generally, an employee who is not part of a union can be dismissed without cause, provided that the employer gives the employee … Continue reading Did You Know Federally-Regulated Employees Cannot Be Dismissed Without Just Cause?
In Ontario, employment is governed by the law of contract and legislation - primarily, the Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41. An employment relationship is, in essence, an agreement between an employer and an employee. These agreements or contracts may be either written or verbal. In Ontario, the employer may dismiss the employee for … Continue reading Employment Law Basics: Dismissal and Notice