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Sherrard Kuzz LLP Briefint Note - The Fixed Term Employment Contract – Recent Court of Appeal decision highlights the risks

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The Fixed Term Employment Contract – Recent Court of Appeal decision highlights the risks

March 26, 2024 | Sherrard Kuzz LLP

In yet another employee-friendly decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the court held that an invalid early termination clause in a fixed term employment contract did not void the fixed term aspect of the contract. As such, a dismissed employee was entitled to be paid out the remainder of the fixed term contract with no duty to mitigate.

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