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Unlucky or deserving? An employee’s dismissal was unjust, but reinstatement not appropriate

A small-town bank manager who had an affair with a subordinate—including sex in the bank, during and after hours—should not have been dismissed for cause, according to the Federal Court of Appeal. Nevertheless, given the circumstances, it was not appropriate to reinstate the employee to his job.


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