Administrative Suspension of Employees
The suspension of an employee is a very serious measure that can have a drastic effect on the employment relationship. As such, it should be undertaken only after careful consideration by the employer.
An administrative suspension is one which the employer imposes for business or...
Drug Testing in Ontario: Is It Worth the Risk?
Pre-employment drug testing in Ontario is generally not permissible; The Ontario Human Rights Commission (“OHRC’) has stated that: “Since drug testing cannot be shown to actually measure impairment, pre-employment drug testing should not be conducted. It is the OHRC’s view that, in the absence of...
Bonus Payment Entitlement Upon Termination of Employment
Discretionary Bonus Payments and Employment Agreements
Upon the termination of an employee, the employee’s entitlement to discretionary bonus payments often becomes a contentious matter. Employees may claim that they are entitled to all or a portion of a discretionary bonus as part of their...