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Deciding between Small Claims Court and Superior Court

If you're looking for a Litigation Lawyer, whether for an Employment Law matter (such as Wrongful Dismissal, Constructive Dismissal, Severance Pay), Commercial Litigation or other matter, if your case falls in the $20-40,000.00 range, a decision must be made early on whether to start a Claim in Small Claims Court (limited to $25,000 in Ontario), or Superior Court (over $25,000).The answer may seem to be obvious - "if I'm claiming more than $25,000 then I'll start it in Superior Court, and if it's less than $25,000 I'll start it in Small Claims Court." - but in practice many considerations should go...

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5 Things That Affect Your Severance and Notice Pay

Fired? Laid Off? "Downsized"?  Here are five things you need to know that can affect your Severance and Notice Pay.If you had a signed contract before you started working, what you can get may be limited by that contract. You remember that agreement that you quickly skimmed over before signing on to that dream job?  Well it may have limited what you're entitled to once your position is terminated for any reason.  Depending on the wording in the contract, you may be limited to the minimums under the Employment Standards Act, which is FAR LESS than what you could otherwise potentially...

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