Is an Employer Required to Offer Alternative Employment Before Terminating an Employee?

Blog Post
September 21, 2018
Read Time: 4 minutes

Sometimes an employee may find they are not able to perform their job adequately, or cannot keep up with the demands of the role. In these cases, what are the options for an employer? Can they be dismissed, or do they have to find an alternative role for the employee? Our latest Employment Law blog post looks at a recent Quebec case that tackled this question.

How To Mess Up A Dismissal – Just A Few Easy Steps!

Blog Post
March 14, 2017
Read Time: 3 minutes

Can an employer simply sweep sexual harassment complaints under the rug? Can you be fired for making the complaint, or because of your gender? A recent case confirmed that a reasonable, impartial and thorough investigation is necessary when a complaint of sexual harassment in the workplace is made. Also, it reinforced that an employer must act in good faith when terminating an employee.

Is That A Cheese Stick In Your Pocket? Dismissal For Off-Duty Conduct

Blog Post
February 14, 2017
Read Time: 3 minutes

Can I do whatever I like outside of work, without it affecting my job? What about if we’re talking criminal activity? Can I be fired for something that happens when I am off duty? These were the questions considered in a recent labour arbitration Grand Erie District School Board v Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation, District 23.