Wrongful Dismissal and Punitive Damages
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].


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...

Dismissed Woman

McNotice of 20 Months for Constructive Dismissal

October 4, 2016

In Brake v. PJ-M2R Restaurant Inc., the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found that a 62 year old Store Manager with approximately 13 years of servic Read More...

Contract Refusal

Supreme Court of Canada Weighs in on Constructive Dismissal

April 21, 2015

In Potter v. New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission, the Court determined that the Employee had been constructively dismissed when his employer s Read More...