The Impact of Pregnancy on Notice Periods

The Impact of Pregnancy on Notice Periods: Nahum v. Honeycomb Hospitality Inc The Ontario Superior Court’s recent decision in Nahum v. Honeycomb Hospitality Inc. demonstrates the impact that pregnancy can have on assessing reasonable notice owed to employees terminated on a without cause basis. While the often cited Bardal factors (i.e., an employee’s length of […]

The Costly Consequences of an Improper Workplace Investigation

the Costly Consequences of an Improper Workplace Investigation

ONSC Reminds Employers of the Costly Consequences of an Improper Workplace Investigation A recently released decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice serves as a sobering reminder to employers of the high threshold of misconduct which must be met before an employee can successfully be terminated for cause, as well as the importance of […]

Implications of COVID-19 on Notice Awards

Implications of COVID-19 on Notice Awards

Ontario Superior Court of Justice Continues to Consider the Implications of COVID-19 on Notice Awards In its recently released decision Iriotakis v Peninsula Employment Services Limited (2021 ONSC 998), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice addressed a number of pertinent issues concerning employees who were terminated during the pandemic. Most significantly, the decision provided insight […]