Employee Entitlements for Terminated Federally Regulated Employees Change Starting in February 2024

As of February 1, 2024, federally regulated employees will benefit from new entitlements upon termination of their employment further to changes to the Canada Labour Code. These changes are important for employers and employees alike to be aware of.

These changes are part of a larger campaign to introduce Continue reading

Tax Implications in Employment Law Settlements

As with most areas of law, the vast majority of disputes between employers and employees are often resolved through negotiated settlements, whether via direct negotiations or mediation, without the need for a trial. Unlike settlements with respect to other areas of law, such as personal injury claims, or denied life Continue reading

Employee Layoffs at Canada’s Big Banks

Employee layoffs, particularly within the context of Canada’s big banks, raise important considerations for both employers and employees. In the wake of a multitude of economic challenges, rising interest rates, and global events such as the COVID-19 pandemic, the banking industry has implemented significant workforce restructuring. In light of the Continue reading