mandatory retirement

Plans to retire may limit award for wrongful dismissal

Plans to retire may limit award for wrongful dismissal

  A series of recent court cases have confirmed that with the elimination of mandatory retirement, even people aged 65 or older may be entitled to significant damages for wrongful dismissal if they are fired. However, the decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Kimball v. Windsor Raceway illustrates that where an employee has indicated his intention to retire by a certain date an... »

Why group insurance benefits can be reduced at age 65

Why group insurance benefits can be reduced at age 65

    Mandatory retirement was abolished in Ontario at the end of 2006 so your employer can’t force you to retire. However if you work beyond age 65 in Ontario, you may be surprised to learn that your employer does not have to provide you with the same life, health, dental and disability coverage as your younger co-workers. Amendments to the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) ended mandatory... »