Samantha'S Blog

  • Paradise Lost – Firing an Employee on Vacation

    … By Samantha Stepney. Are you considering firing an employee who is on vacation in order to avoid a scene at the office? We recommend that you reconsider this strategy for both legal and other reasons. Aggravated Damages All employers owe their employees a duty of good faith and fair dealing in the manner of termination. This duty is implied…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 17 readers -
  • Why Cash Isn’t King: Lessons for Small Businesses

    … By Samantha Stepney. It can be difficult for employers in certain industries to attract talent at a reasonable wage. Because of this, as an enticement, employers often agree to pay all, or part, of employee wages in cash “under the table” so that employees do not have to pay Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contributions, Employment Insurance (EI…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 16 readers -