The Employment Standards Act -- Reasonable notice at common law -- Cause to terminate employment -- Legislative protection against dismissal -- Post-termination obligations -- Resolving wrongful dismissal claims.
"This practical text discusses in non-legal language the legal principles employers and human resource professionals need to know when ending an employment relationship. It provides an overview of the law and helpful advice when planning a termination in Ontario. It also helps you avoid commonly made termination mistakes, which often cause unexpected legal liability. A Practical Guide to the Law of Termination in Ontario, Second Edition covers important topics such as: notice of termination and severance pay under the Employment Standards Act, 2000; just cause terminations; disabled employees and the Human Rights Code; the termination meeting; reasonable notice at common law; elements of the severance package; employment contracts; litigating wrongful dismissal claims. Practical features include: sample letters and agreements – to help employers, human resource professionals, and in-house counsel create the documents they need; overview of the litigation procedure – with case examples to help employers, human resource professionals, and in-house counsel draft pleadings and prepare for mediation, examinations for discovery and trial."--Publisher's website.