Unsolicited: The Blog
The legal world can be tough to navigate – even for lawyers! But understanding your rights is the first step towards protecting them. That’s why we’ve launched Unsolicited, Goldblatt Partners LLP’s blog.
On Unsolicited, we’ll break down the basics on the various areas of law that we practice, and provide commentary on important legal issues.
And, because we’re lawyers, we have to add that these blog posts are for informational purposes only and are not legal advice. If you want to know more or need advice, feel free to contact us.
If you’re looking for information and blog posts on issues related to COVID-19, you can find them here.
Beyond Bardal: Clio Godkewitsch discusses a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in which a wrongfully dismissed employee was awarded an enhanced reasonable notice period based on “exceptional circumstances.”
Uber is the best-known name in precarious employment world-wide. Precarious workers lack access to benefits, like health and dental, and want them. So Uber has proposed the creation of pooled benefit programs for its drivers as part of what it has dubbed Flexible Work+. Simon Archer and Joshua Mandryk take us through the platform’s portable benefits program.
The biggest mistake an executive can make when resigning is to leave money on the table. Many believe that if they are choosing to leave their role, they will have to walk away with nothing. But as Natai Shelsen writes, it doesn’t have to be this way! Executives can often negotiate mutual separation agreements before leaving.
In a much-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court considered an employee’s entitlement to
bonuses after termination where the payments would have been earned in the next months had the
employee not been dismissed.
Geetha Philipupillai explains the basics of employment contracts for non-unionized employees and why getting legal advice is often worth it.
The federal government recently enacted a new public holiday, to be observed every year on September 30, which honours Indigenous People and commemorates the legacy of the residential school system. Gabe Hoogers explores what the day means and who will get the day off.