Limiting exposure for breach of contract

Terminating a contract before the date specified
By Peter L. Biro
|Canadian Employment Law Today


If an employer terminates a contract worker before the early-termination date specified, the maximum amount of exposure for breach of contract is usually limited to the early-termination date.

This is what the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled in a recent case concerning an agency contract, but it seems reasonable to conclude the same principles govern employment contracts..