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Ontario Court of Appeal shifts the focus away from “adequacy” of consideration in employment agreements

In Giacomodonato v. PearTree Securities Inc., 2024 ONCA 437, the Court of Appeal upheld the lower court’s decision that there was fresh consideration for the plaintiff’s second employment contract and confirmed that courts are concerned with the existence rather than the adequacy of consideration. Therefore, the second employment contract was enforceable and governed the plaintiff’s entitlements on the termination of his employment.

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In-Depth Analysis

Employers’ Advisor December 2022

In this issue: 1) BC Court Rules that Placement on Unpaid Leave for Violation of Mandatory Vaccination Policy is not Constructive Dismissal; 2) Roasted: Investigation Conduct Lands Employer Café in Hot Water; 3) OHRT Rules that it has Concurrent Jurisdiction with Labour Arbitrators over Human Rights Matters

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