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Jan 31, 2017

Workplace Law Bulletin - Reasonable Notice Periods: A Multimillion Dollar Warning

As we turn the calendar to a new year, 2017 is beginning with uncertainty in both the political and economic climate. What is certain, however, is that human resource departments will likely be faced with the unenviable task of having to be flexible and nimble in the event economic circumstances create the need for change and workforce reductions. A recent Ontario case, issued at the end of 2016, now casts a shadow on how judges view employer obligations to departing employees.

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