Termination & Leaves from Employment during COVID19

DLG Employment

With COVID19 forcing many businesses to close and others to see a serious drop in revenue, many companies are having to face the difficult consideration of laying off staff to decrease their payroll expenses.  While most of the standard laws about termination of employees apply, there are some new or coronavirus-specific laws in place to consider. Termination of Employees An …

Trust Issues: Employees as Fiduciaries

DLG Debt & Judgement Collection, Employment, Litigation

Owning or operating a business or enterprise requires a certain degree of trust. Unless you are a one-person show, chances are if you run a business, your trust will be placed on your employees. Some of these employees will be executives making important business decisions on your behalf; others will be low-level personnel managing day-to-day operations. Regardless of at what …

Employee Theft – Don’t Continue to be the Victim

DLG Corporate / Business, Debt & Judgement Collection, Employment

Introduction As long as I have been involved with asset recovery for victim employers, it has been an uphill battle trying to convince employers to go after rogue employees. Employees take millions of dollars from employers, yet there is a reluctance to be aggressive and recover what was theirs. Canadian and moral law demands for a fair recovery of all …

Restrictive Covenants in Employment Contracts

DLG Corporate / Business, Employment

A while back we wrote about the importance of written employment contracts and we referred to various key clauses that an employer should include or should at least consider including in a post-employment restrictive covenant, otherwise known as a non-solicitation/non-competition clause. Such clauses are optional. You will never be legally wrong for not including such a clause in an employment …

Written Employment Contracts

DLG Employment

If you are a business owner the time will soon come to add a new employee to your empire – maybe your first employee or maybe your fiftieth, either way, you will need to decide whether or not to have them sign an employment agreement. Let us help you decide: have them sign an employment agreement. It might not seem necessary, …

Termination: Notice

DLG Employment

No one likes to fire people. Let me start again: No one, aside from Donald Trump or Mitt Romney, likes to fire people.  For most people, the decision to let someone go is difficult and unpleasant.  If you own or run a business, however, at some point you are going to need to have an unpleasant conversation that ends with …