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Can my employer fire me for no reason?

One of the questions employment lawyers hear most frequently is whether an employer is allowed to terminate an employee for no reason. The short answer? Yes. Unless your employment contract states otherwise, your employer does…
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What is Reasonable Notice?

If your employer terminates you without just cause (see: “Can my employer fire me for no reason?” ), they are required to provide you with notice of the termination. That notice can be given in two possible forms: “working…
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What is “just cause” for termination?

Unless your employment contract states otherwise, your employer does not need a reason to terminate  your employment as long as it provides you with sufficient notice  of your termination or payment in lieu of notice.  Your…
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What is Mitigation?

If you have brought, or are considering bringing, a claim against your employer for wrongful dismissal, you may believe that you can sit back and watch daytime TV, waiting to recover your damages from the employer. That is not the…