Court Relies On Secret Recording Of Termination Meeting To Sanction Employer’s Bad Faith Conduct
Bottom Line In Teljeur v Aurora Hotel Group, 2023 ONSC 1324, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice awarded a whopping seven months' damages in lieu of common law reasonable notice and $15,000 […]Favorite
How the 2023 Federal Budget Will Impact HR & Payroll
The 6 things HR directors need to know about. The government tabled the federal budget for 2023 on March 28. As usual, this year’s budget includes a number of significant items […]Favorite
Severance Agreement Template
Here’s a template agreement that you can adapt when entering into a severance arrangement with an employee who’s getting ready to leave your company. Be sure to modify the template […]Favorite
Employees Who Refuse Alternative Employment With Their Employer May Not Be Entitled To Statutory Termination Pay
Generally speaking, when an employee is dismissed without cause, they are entitled to notice or pay in lieu of notice as set out in the British Columbia Employment Standards Act ("ESA"). However, […]Favorite
2023 Minimum Wage Rates Across Canada
Minimum Wage Rates Across Canada, as of May 1, 2023 FEDERAL General Minimum Wage: $16.65 per hour or minimum wage of province of employment, whichever is higher Separate Minimum Wages: None Scheduled Increases: Annual CPI increases […]Favorite
Construction Company Fined $20,000 After Worker Injured in N.W.T.
A construction company has been fined $20,000 almost two years after a worker was injured in the Northwest Territories. Arctic Canada Construction Ltd. pleaded guilty Friday to a single count under […]Favorite
Job Postings In B.C. May Soon Have To Disclose Wage And Salary Ranges
On March 7, 2023, the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia introduced Bill 13, the Pay Transparency Act. Bill 13 proposes that all B.C. employers be required to include wage or salary ranges […]Favorite
Is Your Employee Exempt From Employment Standards Legislation?
On January 1, 2023, an amendment to the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) came into force that creates a new exemption for business and information technology (IT) consultants.1 This means that if […]Favorite