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An employer was recently required to pay a former employee $3,658.07, after a Judge confirmed an Order of an Employment Standards Officer which conveyed that the employer did not have just cause to terminate the employee’s employment.
The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta recently dismissed an employee’s application for judicial review after finding that her employer’s Group Health Benefits and Life Insurance Plan (Plan) was bona fide. Therefore, the cessation of her benefits upon her turning the age 65 was not discriminatory, according to section 7(2) of the Alberta Human Rights Act.
Bonuses and other forms of incentive compensation often form a significant part of employees’ compensation, and employees’ entitlement to such compensation are highly disputed in the context of wrongful dismissal claims. (In PDF)
Court ruling making it harder for employers to avoid paying bonuses to workers dismissed without cause Huge wrongful dismissal damage award overruled by Ontario Court of Appeal on basis of misapplication of law of just cause dismissal