Helpful Resources from Ertl Lilly LLP

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Covering All Your Bases with Termination Provisions: Menard v. CIGI

Failing to include severance pay and benefits in termination clause rendered it invalid.

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Cost of Benefits: Klimczewski v. Nytric Ltd.

Judge determines Wrongfully Dismissed Employee still entitled to Value of Benefits.

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What happens to my termination package if I pass away?

The Courts are clear that employers still owe terminations packages to deceased employees who pass away during the notice period.

Watch your language: O’Reilly v. Imax Corporation

Improperly worded commissions clause allows for plaintiff to recover entirety of commissions owed.

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What Your Severance Package Should Include

Understanding your severance package can be confusing. This article will help make sense of it.

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Is My Severance Package Fair?

How to determine if I am being offered the best severance package possible upon termination.

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Tort of Harassment Doesn’t Exist: Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General)

RCMP officer out $141K in damages and $825K in costs after court overturns ruling.

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Termination for Cause – Employer’s Duty to Investigate

Employers are required to conduct an investigation into the nature of the allegations and should interview not only the individual making the complaint, but also the employee’s superiors, co-workers and, most importantly, the accused employee.

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Terminated for Cause - Condonation

If you’ve found yourself terminated for cause for something your employer said you did several weeks, or even months, ago that wasn’t brought to your attention until your termination, you may be able to bring a case for wrongful dismissal.

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