Read more on Sitting On The Fence: Independent Contractors V. Employees

Sitting On The Fence: Independent Contractors V. Employees

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Businesses employing contractors to perform specific tasks within their operations is not new. What is new though, is the increasingly large role that independent contractors are playing in a modern, service-based economy. These days, it is not uncommon for companies to employ contractors in a number of areas which would have previously been viewed as…

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Read more on Swinging the Heavy Hammer: Just Cause Termination

Swinging the Heavy Hammer: Just Cause Termination

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In previous postings, we discussed the employment contract which exists between all employees and their employers. Implied in most verbal employment contracts is a term recognizing that employees who see their employment terminated for grounds other than "just cause", are entitled to reasonable notice of their termination, or payment in lieu thereof. But what is…

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