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Change of Employment Contract Implications

November-6-2008

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Article originally published by Benefits Canada, November 6, 2008

"Change of Employment Contract Implications"

Earlier this year, the Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal, Justice Winkler, released the unanimous decision of Wronko v. Western Inventory Service Ltd. (Wronko), a case that may cause some employers concern on the employment law front. Specifically, employers are now wondering if an employer, on reasonable notice to the employee, has the right to unilaterally change the terms of an employee’s employment contract, including changes to benefits.

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