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Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday August 3, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Aug 3, 2016 at 6:13am PDTIn 2015, an Ontario Court awarded 27 months’ of pay in lieu of r… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday July 12, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jul 12, 2016 at 6:38am PDTThe amount payable to wrongfully dismissed employee depends on the l… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Cowichan Conversations: Exact reasons for the firing of the CVRD’s former manager of water management, David Leitch, may never be known

By Peter W. Rusland-Originally published in the South Cowichan Echo

Peter Rusland

Exact reasons for the 2014 firing of the Cowichan Valley Regional District’s former manager of water management, David Leitch, may never be

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Wise Law Blog: Heckling the Home Team: Off-Duty Conduct and Dismissal for Cause

BY NITIN PARDAL, LAWYER, WISE LAW OFFICE Can you be fired for booing the home team?  As this Toronto Star article points out, it might not be out of the question, at least in New York City. While attending a New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden with his supervisor and two clients, Anthony Rotondi . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Heckling the Home Team: Off-Duty Conduct and Dismissal for Cause

Wise Law Blog: Are You "Just Happy to See Me," or Looking to Get Fired?

This grocery store worker from Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y,  was terminated for leaving work with far more meat in his pants than he arrived with.

$1,200.00 more meat, to be precise.

(Make up your own punch lines…)

– Garry J. Wise, Toronto Visit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website: www.wiselaw.net

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Alberta Diary: Alison Redford set to sue Alberta Government for wrongful dismissal

The $45,000 Question: How could they put Alison Redford on probation … and then not give her a chance to shape up?

Former premier Alison Redford intends to sue the government of Alberta for wrongful dismissal.

The former premier believes that because she was given a “work plan” by the leadership of the . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Alison Redford set to sue Alberta Government for wrongful dismissal

Wise Law Blog: Section 46.1 of the Ontario Human Rights Code: Civil Remedies for Human Rights Claims:

BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, STUDENT-AT-LAW, WISE LAW OFFICEThe enactment of section 46.1 of the Ontario Human Rights Code in June of 2008 provided for a much-awaited civil remedy for human rights claims. The expectation was that a number of human rights cases, particularly those closely related to a civil cause of action would be diverted to . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Section 46.1 of the Ontario Human Rights Code: Civil Remedies for Human Rights Claims:

Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Mitigating Damages By Staying With The Same Employer

In Ghanny v. 498326 Ontario Limited, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice was faced with a question that has become all too common in these difficult market conditions.

Must an employee whose job is being eliminated by its employer accept the same kind of position at a related company with the same pay in . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Mitigating Damages By Staying With The Same Employer

Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Prejudgment Interest On Wrongful Dismissal Damages

In Chandran v. National Bank, Pollak J. in his endorsement on costs dated July 21, 2011, neatly summarizes how prejudgment interest is calculated in a wrongful dismissal action as follows: … [T]he prejudgment interest on the damage award is calculated as follows: – first, the interest owed from the beginning of the notice period . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Prejudgment Interest On Wrongful Dismissal Damages

Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Summary Judgment In Wrongful Dismissal Actions

In Thorne v. The Hudson Bay Company, a case decided September 21, 2011, the Plaintiff, a 37.5 year employee who had been dismissed without just cause sued for wrongful dismissal after receiving a bare-bones severance package that was limited to her E… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Summary Judgment In Wrongful Dismissal Actions

Wise Law Blog: Ontario Court of Appeal: No Hard Cap on Notice Entitlement of Non-Managerial or Unskilled Employees

In Di Tomaso v. Crown Metal Packaging Canada LP, 2011 ONCA 469, a decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal released June 22, 2011, the appellant, Crown Metal Packaging (“CMP”) appealed from an October, 2010 decision of the Superior Court Judge, Justice… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Ontario Court of Appeal: No Hard Cap on Notice Entitlement of Non-Managerial or Unskilled Employees

Wise Law Blog: This Week at the Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-06-24

Each week Wise Law Blog reviews recent decisions from the Ontario Court of Appeal.Di Tomaso v. Crown Metal Packaging Canada LP. An appeal in a wrongful termination case. Mr. Di Tomaso was employed by Crown Metal for over 33 years as a mechanic, and inf… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: This Week at the Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-06-24

Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Disability and Frustration of An Employment Contract

Frustration of an employment contract occurs when, through no fault of either party, an event occurs that makes the contract impossible to perform. Under Ontario law, where an employee is suffering from a permanent disability with no reasonable prospe… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Disability and Frustration of An Employment Contract

Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Reprisal For Asserting Rights Pursuant To An Employment Contract Amounts To Wrongful Dismissal

In Brown v. 1714717 Ontario Inc., decided April 26, 2011, the Ontario Labour Relations Board found that an employer had wrongfully terminated the applicant employee when it dismissed her without cause, and in reprisal for requesting and taking time off… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Reprisal For Asserting Rights Pursuant To An Employment Contract Amounts To Wrongful Dismissal