Do waves of collective dismissals constitute a single collective dismissal?

August 06, 2017 0 COMMENTS

by Paul Côté-Lépine

In a number of Canadian jurisdictions, when conducting a collective dismissal or mass termination, an employer will have significant obligations that include giving increased notice of the collective dismissal or providing payment in lieu of and equivalent to that notice.

In a number of Canadian provinces, legislators have enacted a precise definition of collective dismissal. In general, a collective dismissal occurs when a certain number of employees are dismissed within a period of time specified by the legislation.

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