Beware of terminating long-term employees without proper notice
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice decided that an employer terminated a 65-year-old long-term employee without the proper amount of notice or severance. As a result, the employer had to pay hefty damages, interest and costs awards.
Entitlement to paid sick leave and termination pay denied
The Ontario Labour Relations Board confirmed that an employee was not entitled to any wages for a number of sick days she was absent from work. In addition, she was not entitled to notice of termination as it was determined she engaged in wilful misconduct.
Employee faked illness and moved to Mexico
The British Columbia Supreme Court has denied an employee’s wrongful dismissal claim because it was clear that the employee repudiated his employment contract by deciding, unilaterally, to relocate his place of work from Alberta to Mexico…
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