Canada's Rule of Employee Respect

Talbott, Jorge
May 2003
Workforce (10928332);May2003, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p15
Describes court rules on employee termination in Canada. Court-ordered approach to terminating employees; Attitude of U.S. managers toward Canadian rules on employment; Condition in which the employers are exempted from providing employees time to land another job; Computation for severance pay; Ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Wallace v. United Grain Growers Ltd.


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