Independent contractor, dependent contractor, or employee? Classifying a worker is extremely important when it comes to legal rights in the workplace, especially upon termination and calculating severance.
Employees who quit do not get any severance or employment insurance benefits. They only receive those when they are terminated from employment. This blog explores these employee entitlements, and what an employee must know.
The Ministry of Labour can give helpful information, but it does not paint the who picture. Employees and employers who rely on the Ministry of Labour’s information may be missing key legal information about their workplace rights and interests.
Yes if the reasons are not illegal, you are not in a union, and you are provincially regulated by the Ontario Employment Standards Act. In this blog I discuss the various job protections an employee may have.
Court finds that employer was justified to terminate an employee for cause because of his workplace harassment. The employer relied on its workplace investigations, harassment policies, and corrective discipline. Because of the termination for cause, no severance was owed to the employee