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If It Looks Like a Duck, Quacks Like a Duck…

Just because you call yourself a contractor, or you treat your worker as one, does not make it so. As…

Termination Agreements

Will a termination clause be enforceable or will it be thrown out by the courts?

Farah v EODC Inc. Will a termination clause be enforceable or will it be thrown out by the courts? Some…

Temporary Layoff

Don’t Make Assumptions About Employer Rights

Unfortunately, we are often consulted by employers that entirely misunderstand the nature of the employment relationship and assume that they…

Bonus Clauses: Be Sure they Say What You Think They Say

Bonus: You will be entitled to a discretionary annual bonus of up to 40% of your base salary, to be…

Reading Fine Print of Contracts

Reading the Fine Print

Imagine the scene: one day, just like any other, you're sitting at your desk planning to pack up and head…

Interpretation and enforcement of probationary periods in employment contracts

When hiring a new employee, employers will often characterize the first several months of employment as a “probationary period”, the…