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Fernandes v. Peel Educational & Tutorial Services Limited (Mississauga Private School)

Establishing just cause for termination

Generally, it is very difficult for an employer to prove it has just cause. In a recent decision, however, Ontario’s highest court found that a teacher’s misconduct was serious enough to warrant a just cause termination. This article discusses this case and the kind of evidence an employer must lead to prove a just cause dismissal.

 

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