Opinion

Fired for gross misconduct

Employee misbehaviour can get quite unpleasant and lead to termination – just ask Marcelo

Employment Law

Fired for gross misconduct

Safety for summer students

If only my son's first job was serving up gelato at a local shop

Compensation and benefits

Safety for summer students

More hype than substance in Ontario

There are some minimal compliance obligations, but little else will cause change in the workplace

Employment law

More hype than substance in Ontario

Mutually agreeable termination clauses

Clauses can also be used to bring certainty to employee's post-termination entitlements

Employment law

Mutually agreeable termination clauses

Overlooking the blurred lines of overtime

Employees have a right to disconnect from work, but not from overtime pay

Employment Law

Overlooking the blurred lines of overtime

Exemptions for salespeople

Given the risks, before categorizing someone as a travelling salesperson, it is worth considering all the factors involved

Employment law

Exemptions for salespeople