An Employee’s Duty to Mitigate

An Employee’s Duty to Mitigate

As an ex employee, you do have a duty to mitigate and find a job.   So, you got fired. And I am sure what you want to do is curl up in bed, binge daytime television, and eat tub after tub of Haagen-Dazs ice cream. I hear you. Breaking up is hard to do –...
Defamation and Social Media

Defamation and Social Media

Are you liable if you talk badly about someone online? Had a bad experience with someone and are thinking about telling your story on social media? You may want to think again. Using Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms as an outlet to communicate and...
My employer will protect me … right?

My employer will protect me … right?

The short answer is probably not. Most employees do not realize that when they leave their job, or are hired for a new job, they have rights and the employer has legal obligations. While you may easily search and find the Employment Standards Act (“ESA”) and the...

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