It can be very difficult to establish cause for dismissal, particularly when the employee has lengthy service with the employer. However, on the right facts, it is possible to do so. MacBurnie v. Halterm Container Terminal Limited Partnership, 2013 NSSC 361, is a recent example of an employer that successfully proved at trial that it had dismissed an employee for cause.
Three of the most popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with benefits coverage after the age of 65; employees’ future performance; and deductibility of pension benefits from termination pay.
The three most popular HRinfodesk articles this week deal with managing short-term absences, what's new for payroll 2013, and alleged termination for expressing religious and political views.