Whereas mask usage was once merely recommended, all levels of government have gradually introduced new laws requiring mandatory mask wearing in a variety of settings. As may have been expected, there has been push-back against mandatory mask laws.
Conflicts between employers and fiduciary employees most commonly arise where the individual has sought for herself a business advantage which should have accrued to the employer or attempted to solicit clients and/or misused confidential information following the end of the employment relationship.
The plaintiff employee in Lemyre v. Residential Energy Savings Products Inc. (2020 ONSC 7866) successfully brought a claim for wrongful dismissal damages against her former employer. At trial, the court awarded to the plaintiff $41,000.00 in damages.