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Webinar | In-Person Seminar

Terminations: Just Cause or Just Because?

Labour, Employment and Human Rights Group Seminar
When (ET)
Where Via Webinar or Fasken Toronto Office
333 Bay St., Suite 2400
Bay Adelaide Centre
Toronto, ON
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Courts, arbitrators and tribunals have set a very high bar for what constitutes cause. This has left managers, human resource professionals and legal professionals asking the question: can employers ever successfully terminate for cause?
In this seminar employers will learn that yes, they can terminate for cause in numerous circumstances, provided strategies are in place to gather evidence and effectively communicate the termination.

Topics for discussion will include:

  • Most Common Grounds for “Just Cause” Including:
    • Theft and Dishonesty;
    • Violence;
    • Safety Infractions;
  • Terminating for Conduct Outside the Workplace Including Misuse of Social Media;
  • Performance Management;
  • Employers' Duty to Warn;
  • Investigating and Documenting Employee Misconduct;
  • Special Considerations for Unionized Employers; and
  • Communicating Just Cause Terminations

Videotaping Policy: During this event, Fasken will be videotaping and broadcasting to a live audience. You may be filmed as part of the audience and seen on screen and in the archived footage.


  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am Seminar and Q&A


You can participate in this seminar on-line via webinar, or by attending in-person at our office in Toronto.

Webinar Recording: If you are unable to attend the session but wish to receive the webinar recording, please register for the webinar. The recording will be sent via email post-event.


This seminar is complimentary


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1.5Hours Available Via Webinar
Note: This programme contains 1 hours and 30 minutes of Substantive content for the purposes of the Law Society of Ontario annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements

Event contact

Andrea Tulloch Marketing Events Manager +1 416 868 3329