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Frequently asked questions

What is employment law?

Employment law governs the relationships between employees and employers in non-unionized situations. Unionized situations are covered by labour law.

Why should I consult an employment lawyer?

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.

What is a wrongful dismissal?

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.

What is a constructive dismissal?

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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