WARNING TO EMPLOYERS:
Extended Lay-offs can be = to a Termination
A Termination = Termination pay/severance pay
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Jane’s Question: I own a non-profit organization with 17 full-time employees, 20 volunteers, 8 part-time employees, and 10 seasonal employees. What a...
Joe's Question: I am an owner of a non-unionized company that operates heavy machinery in Ontario. In order to ensure the safety of my employees, I would l...
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What is the difference between vacation time and vacation pay??
1. The Employment Standards Act:
Section 15.1(1) of the Employment Standards Act de...