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Theft in the Workplace
Expert: Howard Levitt
I have an employee that I intend to terminate due to theft in the workplace. Do I have to pay severance?
Howard Levitt answered:
No you do not need to pay severance if you have probable grounds for theft by the employee.
About the author
Howard Levitt, Counsel to the national law firm Lang Michener. He is author of, The Law of Dismissal in Canada, The Quick Reference Guide to Employment Law and an upcoming book on Canadian Hiring Law. He is Editor In Chief of the Dismissal & Employmnet Law Digest.
Phone: (416) 307-4059
Website Bio: http://www.langmichener.ca/index.cfm?fuseaction=people.personDetail&id=9659.