What happens when a person quits his or her employment? Typically, quitting is a voluntary act of the employee. Perhaps a better job is found, perhaps a move to a different city is in the works, perhaps marriage or winning the lottery or some other event occurs that leads to the employee giving notice […]
In 2012 Facebook celebrated its billionth user – effectively, one in seven people on earth are now “connected” on Facebook, posting all aspects of their personal and professional lives for the world to read and view. The odds are good that some of your employees, if not most of them, are using social media.
One recent […]
The contract between employer and employee falls into the category of “commercial contracts”, but Courts have given the employment contract a particularly humane twist. Just like any other relationship between individuals, the relationship between “master and servant”, or employer and employee, changes constantly – even though the written terms may never be explicitly changed.
What is Severance Pay?
Severance pay is a general term used for a payment that flows from the employer to the employee when the employment relationship is terminated without cause. Severance pay may equate to statutory notice or reasonable notice, but they are not the same thing. The range in severance pay goes from none […]