To cure this deficiency, the company, and their solicitor, backdated the contracts of the newly hired employees to a date before the application to unionize.
The Law Society of Upper Canada Ontario Discipline Committee determined that backdating the employment contracts was for the purpose of misleading a third party, and suspended the solicitor for a period of twelve months.
For example, in a company's employees were interested in unionizing.
The company attempted to impede the unionization by hiring additional employees that were against the union.
However, to the company's disappointment, these employees were not hired until after the company's current employees filed their application to unionize, making the new employees unable to participate.
To prevent this change in premium, a policy may be backdated to save the previous age of the applicant.
Here’s how it works: Final Premium = 0 annually This policy was backdated with a policy date of July 15, which is one day prior to the applicant’s age change.