The Employment Law Show

Employment Hour 640 Toronto – S6 E74

Employment Hour, Global News Radio, 640 Toronto, 900 CHML, 980 CFPL, Jon Pinkus


Canadian Employment Lawyer Jon Pinkus, Associate at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, reveals your workplace rights in Toronto, the GTA and across Ontario. Jon shatters myths and misconceptions about severance pay, terminations, workplace harassment, overtime pay, wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, duty to accommodate, and more.

What We Covered

– Non-Competition Clauses
– Severance for Short Service Employees and Salespeople
– Salary withheld by employer
– New position, bad Performance Reviews
– The Severance Pay Calculator
– The merits of a Termination For Cause/For Cause Termination
– A big raise and a “job for life”
– Refusing a to work a new, potentially unsafe job
– When coworkers receive job benefits that you don’t have access to
Construction Workers and Severance Pay
– The doctor says I can’t work ever again due to an injury!
– How to deal with an insubordinate employee

1) Not understanding the difference between common law and Employment Standards Act severance pay
2) Putting employees on a Temporary Layoff
3) Not providing Notice of Termination
4) Entering into Unenforceable Contracts

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