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Once More on the Enforceability of Termination Clauses

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2446″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]In early 2018, the Ontario Court of Appeal once again ruled on the enforceability of termination clauses.

FIXED-TERM CONTRACTS MUST BE “FUTURE-PROOFED” TOO

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”2532″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]Termination clauses in employment contracts must be valid at any point in the employment relationship.

HOWARD V. BENSON GROUP HIGHLIGHTS THE RISKS OF FIXED-TERM EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1848″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Employers should exercise caution in drafting fixed-term employment agreements, particularly with respect to provisions designed to shorten the term of the agreement. Where a termination provision in a fixed-term employment agreement is rendered unenforceable, the employee may be entitled to wages for the balance of the fixed term, without any […]

WHY YOUR COMPANY NEEDS AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT ‘PRE-NUP’

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”2054″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Fall is a season of new beginnings. Students go back to school and businesses recruit new talent to help them enact bold plans for the year. Because it is a time when exciting new employment relationships are established, the thought of those relationships one day ending is far from most employers’ […]