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  • Paradise Lost – Firing an Employee on Vacation

    … as a term in each and every employment contract. If an employer breaches this duty, a court may award an employee who brings an action for wrongful dismissal additional damages, known as aggravated or punitive damages, above and beyond any requirement to pay severance. Terminating an employee while he is on vacation, a time that is intended…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 15 readers -
  • Why Cash Isn’t King: Lessons for Small Businesses

    … from penalties and prosecution. If you are an employer who has been paying cash to employees and wants to clean up any potential liability with the CRA, we recommend that you obtain advice from a lawyer who specialized in tax. An Alternative to Cash: Independent Contractor Relationships Rather than put themselves at risk, if possible…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 16 readers -