Levine Sherkin Boussidan acts for both employers and employees across a broad range of employment – related matters, including: claims for wrongful dismissal, providing advice regarding severance packages, drafting of employment manuals and employment contracts, review of employment contracts and employment offer letters, fiduciary litigation, unjust dismissal complaints under the Canada Labour Code, labour arbitrations, complaints made under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000, and representation before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal.
Interpretation of employment contract and enforceability of termination clause.Download PDF
Decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario holding that the applicant had not provided any evidence showing that he had been discriminated against by the respondent when it refused to offer him permanent employment.Download PDF
Court held that in the absence of an enforceable contractual provision stipulating a fixed term of notice, or any other provision to the contrary, a fixed term employment contract obligates an employer to pay an employee to the end of the term, and that obligation will not be subject to mitigation.Download PDF
Collectively, our barristers practice across all areas of civil and commercial litigation.
Roofing subcontractor entitled to view fundamental breach by the general contractor in honoring the terms of one contract as amounting to an anticipatory breach of a second, separate and discrete contract between the same parties.Download PDF
Court of Appeal for Ontario addressed the optimal way to catalogue expert evidence at trial. The Court discusses best practices regarding the marking of exhibits at trial so as to avoid confusion about the state of trial evidence on appeal. The Court stated that “the goal of a trial judge in supervising the assembly of a trial record is completeness and accuracy” so that the panel sitting on appeal can easily discern what was before the trial judge at any time during the course of trial.Download PDF
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