Waksdale: Enforceability of termination clauses in Ontario

The Waksdale decision: In 2020, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision for Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc., 2020 ONCA 391 (Waksdale). In Waksdale, the employee was let go with two-weeks pay in lieu of notice. He filed an action for wrongful dismissal. The employee conceded that the employment agreement’s Without CauseContinue reading “Waksdale: Enforceability of termination clauses in Ontario”

Secretly recording conversations in the workplace: Is it legal?

Secretly recording conversations in Canada: You, and many other workers experiencing mistreatment, may at some point have wondered whether you can secretly record conversations in the workplace. Given the availability of smartphones and other electronic devices, it has never been easier to do. But is it legal? The answer is yes, but it depends. InContinue reading “Secretly recording conversations in the workplace: Is it legal?”