Tag archives: alternative employment

Legal update: Minimum protection for Gig Economy workers in Italy and in the international context

The need to update existing labour laws in light of the rapid changes introduced by the digital economy is one of principal issues under the “new ways of working” debate and has made the  headlines in many Italian papers, including the leading daily, Il Sole24Ore.  We need to use the legal tools that are available … Continue reading

Offer of employment must be clear for mitigation: Ontario Court of Appeal

The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision of Farwell v. Citair Inc., 2014 ONCA 177, demonstrates how the offering of substitute employment when an employee has been constructively dismissed can have a serious effect on the damages payable for wrongful dismissal. As a result of a change in product focus, the plaintiff, who had been employed … Continue reading