April 13

Monkhouse Law Secures Default Judgment in Ott v Canadian Standard Home Services, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Monkhouse Law recently secured a default judgment against Canadian Standard Home Services (“Canadian Standard”) in the case of Ott v Canadian Standard Home Services, 2017 ONSC 7114. Ms. Ott had worked for Canadian Standard for approximately three years and.

April 6

Nufrio v Allstate Insurance Company: Court of Appeal rules that employers are unable to unilaterally change contracts during the notice period, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Can an employer make changes to the terms of employment during the notice period? The short answer is no. An employer cannot make fundamental changes to the terms of employment during the notice period. In Nufrio v Allstate Insurance.

March 19

Ramos v. Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co.,: Are Termination Packages Protected by Privilege? Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request In most cases when an individual is dismissed from their job, their employer offers them a termination package. A termination package is an offer that contains an amount of money, usually representing the value of the employee’s salary over.

March 5

Ste-Croix v. Al-Hashimi and Jawad Dentistry: Why You Shouldn’t Call the Plaintiff’s Job Applications, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request In employment law there is a responsibility on the plaintiff to mitigate their damages by trying to find another job. However, the onus lies with the defendant to prove that the plaintiff did not sufficiently mitigate their damages. The.

February 26

Frazier v. Brookfield Integrated Global Solutions: Employer’s Behaviour Leads to Substantial Punitive Damages Award, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Punitive damages are rarely handed out by the Courts, as they are seen as an exception rather than a rule; however, they can be rewarded when a party has acted exceptionally malicious or outrageous to serve as deterrence. Punitive.

February 20

Skov v. G&K Services Canada Inc: The Duty to Mitigate, Can Inflating Your Job Title Deflate your Claim? Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request A key element in most wrongful dismissal cases is the obligation for a terminated employee to mitigate his or her damages. In other words, one must actively search for new employment to lessen the damage flowing from the termination..

February 5

Popescu v. Wittman Canada Inc.: Temporary Lay Off Constitutes Constructive Dismissal, Toronto Employment Lawyer

Call us for a FREE 30 minute phone consultation at 416-907-9249 or submit a callback request Employment contracts cannot import lower standards than what are set out in the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”), otherwise they are invalid. Employment contracts can either incorporate ESA minimum rights, or they can apply a greater standard. If a.

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