Wrongful Dismissal and Punitive Damages
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April 2, 2019

Many believe that common law notice is calculated based on 1 month for each completed year of service. While some employees are awarded notice that appears to follow that calculation, sometimes employees are entitled to more. This proved to be true for a long term employee in O’Reilly v. IMAX Corp., [2019].

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Employee Awarded Notice, Moral Damages, and Human Rights Damages for Sexual Harassment

June 4, 2018

The Ontario Court of Appeal in Doyle v. Zochem Inc. affirmed a Superior Court of Justice decision to award $60,000 in moral damages plus $25,000 for h Read More...

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Wal-Mart to Pay Employee $750,000 in Moral & Punitive Damages

March 12, 2018

  While employers in Ontario have a right to terminate their employees, there is also a requirement that the termination is done in good faith. I Read More...

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Constructive Dismissal? – What Would a “Reasonable Person” Think?

January 10, 2017

In Lawrence v. Norwood Industries Inc., the Ontario Superior Court of Justice determined that a working environment that was “far from ideal” was Read More...