What will happen to my job now that the business has been sold?

Mergers and acquisitions of companies and their assets occur on a regular basis. Sometimes the entire company is acquired by way of a purchase of the shares. At other times, only the assets of the company are purchased, leaving ownership of the company intact. From an employee's point of view, this distinction can be important … Continue reading What will happen to my job now that the business has been sold?

Bonuses: Do you know what you are entitled to when you are let go from your job?

When an individual's employment is terminated, even though he has not done anything to warrant termination (i.e. dismissal without cause), the employee is entitled to reasonable notice - working notice, pay in lieu thereof, or a combination of the two. During the notice period, the employee is entitled to receive compensation for every aspect of … Continue reading Bonuses: Do you know what you are entitled to when you are let go from your job?

Did You Know Contractors May Be Entitled To Reasonable Notice of Termination?

When an employee is dismissed without cause, that individual is entitled to reasonable notice of termination or the equivalent in remuneration for that same timeframe. However, sometimes it is not entirely clear whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor. An employee can often be identified through the means by which the payment … Continue reading Did You Know Contractors May Be Entitled To Reasonable Notice of Termination?