One of the emerging issues in Ontario law has been the judicial rulings against termination clauses in an employer’s offer letter or employment agreement, which set outs an employee’s entitlement on termination of his or her employment.
Termination “Without Cause”
When an employee is terminated “without cause” an employer is required to provide that terminated employee with working notice that his or her employment is ceasing. For a variety of reasons including sabotage or a hostile workplace, working notice may not be appropriate and as such, an employer may provide a terminated employee with pay in lieu or notice (which would represent the number of weeks the employee would have received had the employee received working notice). Read More