Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, given its severe negative effects on the job market, there has been an outstanding question of how Courts in Ontario will resolve employment termination cases in the context of the pandemic. Due to the time required from the day of termination until a matter is resolved in Court, […]
Were you on a probation period at work during COVID?
What are my entitlements if I get terminated? Many employers include a probationary period in the employment contracts they offer to prospective employees. Generally, the probationary period is 3 months, but there is no limit to the maximum length a probationary period may be. The purpose of a probationary period is to give the […]
Fired because of COVID?
Can my employer make me sign a release upon termination? When employees are terminated without notice they are typically provided with a termination letter outlining what the employer is offering in terms of a monetary payout. It can be incredibly stressful to experience a termination and have to make decisions regarding accepting or denying an […]