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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.

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Wrongful Dismissal Decision Based on “Exceptional Circumstances” Upheld by Ontario Court of Appeal

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.”

November 23, 2023
Clio Godkewitsch

What are my rights to bonus and other compensation after termination?

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.

November 17, 2021
Kirsten Mercer

Wrongful Dismissal for Federal Employees (Canada Labour Code) – What are my rights?

If you’re a non-unionized employee working in a federal sector job, what are your rights if you are dismissed? Here we set out a Wrongful Dismissal 101 for employees covered by the Canada Labour Code.

June 23, 2021

Wrongful dismissal 101: What are your rights under Ontario’s ESA?

If you are a non-unionized employee in Ontario, what are your rights if you are dismissed? This post is a Wrongful Dismissal 101 for employees covered by the Ontario Employment Standards Act.

March 3, 2021