Category Archives: Employment Law

Termination of Employment in Ontario

Termination of Employment Ontario

An employment relationship can be terminated by either the employer or employee. There are several situations under which a termination of employment may take place: Just Cause Termination by Employer There are very few circumstances when an employer is justified in dismissing an employee without notice or pay in lieu of notice. In order to…

Employee or Independent Contractor

Employee or Independent Contractor – How to Classify Workers

  Employers often prefer hiring independent contractors to in an effort to save payments made towards Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Employment Insurance (EI). However, misclassification of an employee as an independent contractor can have disastrous consequences. Merely asking an employee to execute an independent contractor agreement is not determinative of the relationship. The Canada…

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