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The law of dismissal for human resources professionals /
Howard A. Levitt.
Second edition.
Aurora, Ont. : Thomson Reuters, [2016]
xx, 341 pages ; 23 cm
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series title
Aurora, Ont. : Thomson Reuters, [2016]
general note
"A Canadian HR Reporter Special Report".
At head of title: Canada law book.
Includes index.
"Everything you need or want to know about dismissing a non-unionized employee, legally and fairly, is laid out clearly and comprehensively in this single, portable book. Howard Levitt's practical tips and strategies give you the clear-cut, easy-to-follow guidance you need to meet the demands and challenges of dismissal, and to avoid liability. Organized for easy use, this resource includes: A practical explanation of your rights, potential liabilities and possible strategies you can implement to make the right decisions regarding dismissal; Many examples of actual cases that illustrate each point and help you to avoid making common mistakes; Practical charts and checklists; An in-depth review of the strategies you need to build or defend a dismissal case."--Publisher's website.
catalogue key
When employment law does not apply to your case -- Identifying the employer and the employee: not as clear cut as you think -- The employment contract: every employee has one -- Employment contracts: the best possible way to ensure an employer's protection -- What is "just cause" for discharge? -- Condonation: are you turning a blind eye to bad behaviour? -- Constructive dismissal -- Reasonable notice: how much will be awarded? -- Awarding damages for wrongful dismissal: how much is each month of severance worth? -- An employee's duty to mitigate: how to decrease the employer's damages -- Strategies for employers -- Employees' strategies: useful for employers to know -- Suing your employees -- Federal employers: unjust dismissal under the Canada Labour Code.

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