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Caveat Emptor: Ministry of Labour Gets Sued for ESA Hotline Advice

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As the old saying goes, “you get what you pay for”.  Two  former employees of now-defunct Trillium Manufacturing are suing the Ministry of Labour over advice they received from its ESA hotline. The two employees accepted 8 weeks’ pay-in-lieu of notice from their employer as the ESA hotline told them that was their maximum legal entitlement,…

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