Lake v. La Presse (2018) Inc., 2021 ONSC 4459 (“La Presse”), is a recent example of an employer effectively using Rule 49 to its advantage.
wrongful dismissal litigation
The plaintiff employee in Lemyre v. Residential Energy Savings Products Inc. (2020 ONSC 7866) successfully brought a claim for wrongful dismissal damages against her former employer. At trial, the court awarded to the plaintiff $41,000.00 in damages.
It is important for businesses to carefully consider their response to an employee’s wrongful dismissal claim.