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Canadian Employment Law Today

Apr 15, 2015 Print Edition:

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Fired employee’s challenge of contract provisions fails

Employment agreement met legislative minimums; employee just had a case of regret, says court

Termination clause upheld – 2 years' work, only 2 weeks' wages

Despite the fact the termination clause would not have met legislative minimums over a longer period of time, it did meet the minimums at time of termination

Dismissal based on video surveillance

Procedure to follow with indisputable evidence of misconduct

Dismissal of dependent contractors

Differences between entitlement of dependent contractors and employees

Worker flames out after slow response to emergency

Employer didn’t like delayed response by company firefighter with multiple instances of discipline over short period of employment

No union representation makes worker’s dismissal null and void: Arbitrator

Employer didn't follow collective agreement rules before dismissing employee

Aggressive behaviour not a threat, but lack of remorse worthy of suspension

Worker acted aggressively in argument with supervisor

Telemarketer fights over employment status

Worker argued he was an employee, but employer claimed he was on contract
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