David Whitten, partner of Whitten and Lublin LLP recently discussed the City of Toronto’s buyout package for municipal employees in Novae Res Urbis – “a limited circulation news service that helps important decision-makers stay current on municipal affairs”.
Whitten explains that the city’s buyout package could lead to further challenges- some of which could include dealing with lower offers of severance than Employment Standards Act entitlements as well as the offer of lump-sum payment of benefits rather than having access for the duration of the notice period.
Click the link below to view the full article titled, “Buyout Package Troubles” by Mark Ostler:
Novae Res Urbis – Friday, August 26, 2011