Tag: terms and conditions of employment

Not all changes equal constructive dismissal

by Mathias Link Employers throughout Canada find it challenging to anticipate exactly when a particular unilateral change to the terms and conditions of employment will be a breach of the employment contract, and thus a constructive dismissal, or whether the change will be reasonable such that an employee is obligated to accept the change or […]

Keeping policies legal: Don’t ban employees from talking about pay

It’s tempting for employers to put rules in the company handbook informing employees that they are prohibited from discussing wages and benefits with coworkers. Such policies often warn employees that violators will be subject to discipline up to and including termination.  But who’s really in trouble because of that kind of policy? The employee polling […]