Maternity leave terminations on the rise

The recent economic downturn continues to take it’s toll on Canadian families. This time, mothers on maternity leave are the target.
As Stephanie Matteis of the CBC reported, there has been a drastic increase of women are being terminated while on maternity leave.The effect of this new development can be read about in Ms. Matteis’ article by following this link.
Toronto employment lawyer, Daniel A. Lublin, commented on the recent trend. You can see his opinion by following this link.
If you have been terminated, especially while on maternity leave, you should have the offer of severance reviewed by an employment lawyer prior to signing executing a Release.
Daniel A. Lublin is an Employment Lawyer specializing in the law of Wrongful Dismissal and Constructive Dismissal. He can be reached at or via email.