Employment & Labour

Making cuts and avoiding ruts

By Doug MacLeod

Imagine yourself as a senior manager of a small business. Sales have decreased to a point where you have to make some staff cuts. One will be Marsha, an administrative assistant with over 25 years service, and the other is Kent, an expensive employee you hired just last year. How much will these terminations cost? While Kent signed an employment contract, you don’t recall Marsha signing anything. As a long-term employee, how much pay is she entitled to? Questions start to circulate your mind…what should be included in a severance package? Read More at MacLeod Law Firm Blog

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