In Murphy v Factors Labs (2020 BCPC 163) Burnett J., upheld the termination of a long service factory employee who refused to wear a "Bump Cap”
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In Manthadi v ASCO Manu (2019 ONSC 5572) Fowler Byrne J. had a situation where a 64 year old welder had over 36 years with Company A. Company A sold its business to the Defendant. Company A paid the plaintiff her 8 weeks under the ESA and she signed a release. The defendant immediately hired her on the closing date. She was terminated a few months later.
Can an employee extinguish his statutory right to severance pay by way of a full and final release signed in the context of a share sale?