When it comes to employment, compensation is a crucial aspect that directly impacts every employee’s livelihood and satisfaction with their job. In Canada workers are protected by laws that outline the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers. However, the question of whether an employer can reduce an employee’s pay … Continue reading
When businesses change ownership, employees are usually just happy to hear that they aren’t immediately losing their jobs. However, change of ownership can have far reaching consequences on an employee’s severance entitlements.
There are two methods in which a business can change hands:
- If the company is established as a
Bonuses and other forms of incentive compensation often form a significant part of employees’ compensation. Upon termination, an issue that often arises in determining an employee’s legal entitlements is whether a bonus payment is included or not in a severance package. Under common law, an employee is entitled to … Continue reading
On July 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in Wilson v. Atomic Energy that the “unjust dismissal” provisions contained in Part III of the Canada Labour Code ensure that non-unionized employees of federally regulated employers are protected from termination of their employment without cause and that federally … Continue reading