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Category: Wrongful Termination

Former talk show host sues for wrongful termination

October 3rd, 2018 in Wrongful Termination

Former Canadian talk show host Mark Steines is suing over being let go from his latest gig. The Ontario media personality has launched a law suit for wrongful termination from the talk show, Home & Family. He claims he was…

Help is available for the fight against wrongful termination

February 23rd, 2018 in Wrongful Termination

The last thing an Ontario worker wants is to be dismissed from his or her employment. Most people are entirely reliant on their salaries, and the prospect of not earning an income while seeking a new job could cause severe…

Wrongful termination in Ontario: Facts on getting the axe

January 10th, 2018 in Wrongful Termination

Being fired inappropriately has happened to many employees. There are right and wrong ways an Ontario employer can go about letting an employee go, and those who believe they are the victims of wrongful termination have some recourse under the law in…

Wrongful termination in Ontario may be a cause to whine

October 12th, 2017 in Wrongful Termination

Having a glass or two of wine to unwind is something most people enjoy on occasion. But when that happens during a work day in Ontario, there could be consequences. But depending upon the situation, being dismissed from a job…

Getting fired for cause could still spell wrongful termination

September 20th, 2017 in Wrongful Termination

If you get what is called “downsized” from your job, you probably have been terminated without cause. In such a case an Ontario employer doesn’t need to tell an employee why he or she has been let go. Summary dismissal,…

Wrongful termination alleged by employee let go during maternity leave

January 30th, 2017 in Wrongful Termination

One of the great employee benefits offered in Ontario is the right to take maternity leave. Having the freedom to take a leave from work to give birth and then spend extended time with the new baby knowing one’s job…

Former zoo director sues for wrongful termination

January 27th, 2017 in Wrongful Termination

Being let go from a job is seldom an enjoyable experience. When being fired from a position is accompanied by accusations of fraud and involves the police, it must be a very bitter pill to swallow, indeed. A former zoo director…

Ex-NHLer wins suit for wrongful termination of endorsement deal

December 12th, 2016 in Wrongful Termination

The precise wording of a contract is integral to its proper enforcement. Any person who takes action based on a contract clause needs to be certain of their interpretation of that clause or risk their action backfiring on them. A…

School director sues for wrongful termination, wins settlement

December 5th, 2016 in Wrongful Termination

When an employee takes a leave of absence with his or her employer’s consent, it is expected that the employee will be able to return to his or her position at the end of the leave. Failure to allow for…

Employee paid bonus after wrongful termination

November 3rd, 2016 in Wrongful Termination

A person’s rights as an employee are a combination of what your contract or employment agreement states, and what the law sets out. When an employer is in violation of either those, it impacts how the other is applied. Though…

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