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Your lawyer will present you with a series of options. You can choose to proceed on your own or you can hire your lawyer to proceed on your behalf. If you choose to hire your lawyer, Goodlawyer will cover the cost of the initial Advice Session.
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Employment law governs the relationships between employees and employers in non-unionized situations. Unionized situations are covered by labour law. It also falls under the larger area of business law.
Booking an advice session with an employment lawyer can help employees and employers protect themselves before a workplace issue occurs and to ensure they understand their obligations and rights clearly.
Generally, wrongful dismissals occur when an employee is inappropriately terminated with cause or is terminated without cause and is unfairly compensated. The original employment agreement is central to deciding if a termination is wrongful and laws can be different in each province.
Constructive dismissal is a subtle form of wrongful dismissal. This involves an employer sidelining or undermining an employee in an attempt to convince them to leave on their own accord. These situations can be very complex.
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