Discipline and Dismissals - Articles & Videos
There are some concerns that people should be aware of when thinking about moving to a different location but continuing to work remotely.
Workplace investigations have taken on tremendous importance in the world of HR. Failing to investigate, or failing to investigate properly, can result in significant liability. Nadia explains how and when to conduct them, as well as some best practices for employers.
Did CTV do anything wrong in the termination of Lisa LaFlamme’s position as anchor? In this video update, Stuart looks at the situation and addresses the issue of gender and sex discrimination and the broader context of human rights breaches when terminating an employee.
How do you determine what someone is entitled to if they lose their job without cause? We refer to this as severance or termination pay. Like it or not, the entitlement is not based on a simple formula or an easy calculation in most cases.
You might know that employees have a legal obligation to mitigate their damages when they are let go, which means they must make reasonable efforts to find new employment. However, what does “reasonable efforts” even mean?
Nadia Zaman discusses Benke v Loblaw Companies Limited, in which the court found that placing an employee on an unpaid leave, after they refused to follow the company’s mask policy, did not constitute constructive dismissal.