Just cause dismissals are rarely straight-forward and should always be handled carefully by any employer. This is especially true for after-acquired cause,
Earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeal in Waksdale v Swegon North America Inc. struck down a termination clause. This was not groundbreaking as this court has struck down a number of termination clauses in recent years.
In the case of Suen v. Envirocon Environmental Services, ULC, the British Columbia Court of Appeal confirmed that not every change to a parent’s work schedule will amount to discrimination on the basis of family status.