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Consbec Inc. v. Walker

While there may be damages for employee’s lack of resignation notice, there is no reliable substitute for an enforceable restrictive covenant…

A 2016 decision of the BC Court of Appeal is a good reminder to BC employers of the purpose of an employee’s obligation to provide reasonable notice of resignation and, if breached, what an employer can expect to recover. It also underscores the value of an enforceable restrictive covenant.

 

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Wrongful resignation: Revisiting the employee obligation to provide reasonable notice

The outcome in the following case is another example of why employers should think twice prior to launching wrongful resignation claims.

 

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