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.
A court awarded a long term employee a severance package of two years based on his total compensation, including commission, stock options, and benefits. Read more to see why so much severance was ordered.
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.