News Prominent Advocate Joins Dale & Lessmann LLP as Partner on January 1, 2015

Jeffrey P. Hoffman, continues his dispute resolution practice as a Partner at Dale & Lessmann LLP beginning January 1, 2015.  Jeffrey is well recognized for his work in franchise law. ...

Resignation from Employment – Wrongful Resignation
While there is no requirement in Ontario for employees to provide notice of resignation to their employer, the parties can contract for a reasonable notice of resignation period. The purpose of any such notice is to enable the employer to find a replacement for the resigning employee. The courts...
All for one, one for all? Common Employer Doctrine revisited by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice
Ontario Employers acting within a corporate structure must be aware of King In King v. 1416088 Ontario Ltd.[1] (“King”), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found a group of corporate defendants jointly and severally for damages arising from a wrongful dismissal claim amounting to almost $150,...
Pregnancy and Parental Leaves – Ontario and B.C.
Employment standards, such as rules surrounding pregnancy and parental leave, are regulated at the provincial level. This means that if your business operates in more than one province, it is vital to consider how policies that relate to employees may vary between the different locations....