News The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016 Edition

Congratulations to Jeffrey Hoffman and Chad Finkelstein who have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of Franchise Law.

Bonus Entitlement on Termination of Employment
In the recent case of Fraser v. Canerector Inc., a 46 year old senior executive employed for 2.8 years asserted that he was entitled to his year end bonus on the termination of his employment in June, 2014. Mr. Fraser was earning a salary of $205,000 per year plus benefits and participated in an...
Feeling the Heat: New Reasonable Notice of Termination Qualifier Used by Courts
As summer gets a little hotter, employers may begin to feel the heat; firing employees in the summer may require an increase in the reasonable notice period. Feeling the Heat: New Reasonable Notice Qualifier Used by the Court In the recent case of Fraser v. Canerector Inc., the Ontario...
When Employees’ Wrongs are the Employer’s Responsibility
Canadian Law has long recognized that employers are, in certain circumstances, responsible for the wrongful actions of their employees.  Cases in which employers may be found vicariously liable can vary, below is a summary of the general principles governing an employer’s vicarious liability....