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A Practical Guide to the Law of Termination in Ontario, Second Edition
By: Janice Rubin, B.A., LL.B., Hena Singh, B.A. (Hons), M.A., LL.B.
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This practical text discusses in non-legal language the legal principles employers and human resource professionals need to know when ending an employment relationship. It provides an overview of the law and helpful advice when planning a termination in Ontario. It also helps you avoid commonly made termination mistakes, which often cause unexpected legal liability. A Practical Guide to the Law of Termination in Ontario, Second Edition covers important topics such as:
  • Notice of termination and severance pay under the Employment Standards Act, 2000
  • Just cause terminations
  • Disabled employees and the Human Rights Code
  • The termination meeting
  • Reasonable notice at common law
  • Elements of the severance package
  • Employment contracts
  • Litigating wrongful dismissal claims – and much more!
Practical features include:
  • Sample letters and agreements – to help employers, human resource professionals, and in-house counsel create the documents they need
  • Overview of the litigation procedure – with case examples to help employers, human resource professionals, and in-house counsel draft pleadings and prepare for mediation, examinations for discovery and trial
About the Author

Janice Rubin, B.A., LL.B., is considered one of the country's foremost experts in workplace investigations. In addition to being frequently retained as an as investigator, Ms. Rubin is often called on for her penetrating insight into employment law and workplace-related issues. Along with Christine Thomlinson, Ms. Rubin is the is co-founder and co-managing partner of Rubin Thomlinson LLP – named by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of the Top 10 Labour & Employment Law Boutique Firms in Canada in both 2016/17 and 2018/19. Rubin Thomlinson LLP works across the country, with a focus on workplace and institutional investigations and assessments, training for managers and HR professionals, and consulting.

Ms. Rubin has been awarded Lexpert's Zenith award and the National HR Awards' Employment Lawyer of the Year award, and is listed in Canadian Who's Who and Lexpert's Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. She has published numerous articles on employment law, taught employment law at Osgoode Law School, and co-authored A Practical Guide to the Law of Termination in Ontario, Second Edition.


Hena Singh, B.A. (Hons), M.A., LL.B, practises employment law with co-author Janice Rubin at Rubin Thomlinson LLP. In her role at Rubin Thomlinson, Ms. Singh provides counsel to employers and employees on all areas of employment law, including employment contracts, wrongful dismissals, workplace policies, employment standards, workplace investigations, workplace violence and harassment and human rights. Prior to law school, Ms. Singh had completed her Masters degree in Psychology. She was called to the bar in 2008. Ms. Singh has an interest in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as it involves human interaction and behaviour, seeing and understanding both sides of an issue, all of which makes her psychology background invaluable to her employment law practice.