Tips On The Right Way To Fire Employees In Ontario

An article that gives some good and pointed suggestions for handling terminations.

Don’t forget that all benefits must be extended during the legislated Pay In Lieu of Notice (PILON) period (unless “for cause” termination) and any extension beyond that (severance) MUST be pre-approved by the benefit provider.

Employment law refers to the rules that govern relations between employers and employees. The term “employment law” is usually juxtaposed with the term “labour law”, the latter being concerned with the process of negotiating and enforcing terms and conditions of employment under a collective agreement. So, for example, when a lawyer uses the term “employment law”, it’s a good bet that they are referring to the rules that govern relations between an individual employee and his or her employer and not the relationship between a union and an employer.