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HUFFINGTON POST: Sears Canada Laid-Off Employees Won't Receive Severance Packages
HUFFINGTON POST: Sears Canada Laid-Off Employees Won't Receive Severance Packages

Tue, June 27 2017 - Sears Canada's move to file for creditor protection means that 2,900 employees will not be receiving severance. As long as court protection exists, no Sears Canada employee can pursue termination entitlements, said law firm Samfiru Tumarkin.


OTTAWA NOW: Sears Canada: Time to Change Bankruptcy Laws to Protect Employees
OTTAWA NOW: Sears Canada: Time to Change Bankruptcy Laws to Protect Employees

Mon, June 26 2017 - Sears Canada's bankruptcy and refusal to pay full severance to 2,900 employees may be a sign that government needs to change legislation to better protect workers. Lior Samfiru discussed the matter on CFRA's Ottawa Now with Evan Solomon


GLOBE AND MAIL: Battle Brewing as Sears Canada confirms no severance pay for staff
GLOBE AND MAIL: Battle Brewing as Sears Canada confirms no severance pay for staff

Sat, June 24th 2017 - A battle is brewing over insolvent Sears Canada Inc,'s severance for 2,900 terminated employees. Employment Lawyer Lior Samfiru on what very little pay outgoing employees might receive from the troubled retail giant.


JENNIFER CAMPBELL SHOW: Sears Canada: Employee Rights
JENNIFER CAMPBELL SHOW: Sears Canada: Employee Rights

Fri, June 23 2017 - Will terminated Sears Canada employees see a dime of severance? What are your rights when you've been let go? Lior Samfiru discussed on the Jennifer Campbell Show


GLOBAL MORNING SHOW: Sears Canada: Do Employees Have Any Rights?
GLOBAL MORNING SHOW: Sears Canada: Do Employees Have Any Rights?

Fri, June 23 2017 - After years of dismal sales results, Sears Canada is seeking court protection from its creditors. Will the 2,900 employees eliminated in its restructuring plan receive ANY severance pay at all? David Vaughan, Employment Lawyer and Partner at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP discusses on the Global Morning Show with host Jeff McArthur