Frustrating the Employment Contract

Daniel A. Lublin, Metro Toronto News
Published Wednesday June 20, 2007

Employers are entitled to expect their employees to show up for work.  Without a valid reason, employees who don’t show up are subject to dismissal without pay.  Temporary illness, however, usually proffers that valid reason.  But what of the employee who’s disability renders her unlikely to ever return to her job?  As Terry Ann Wilmot recently learned, illness is not always a shield from dismisal. 

To read the full, published, column, click "Long-Term Illness can Risk Career".

Daniel A. Lublin is a Toronto Employment Lawyer specializing in the law of discipline and dismissal.  He can be reached at dan@toronto-employmentlawyer.com or through his firm’s website www.toronto-employmentlawyer.com