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 human rights violations on top of notice to a woman who endured sexual harassment on the job, and was fired when she complained.

Workplace Affair Results in Termination for Cause

Workplace Affair Results in Termination for Cause

January 24, 2012

In Reichard v. Kuntz Electroplating Inc. the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that an employer may terminate a manager for cause if the managerâ Read More...

Termination for cause

Repeated Verbal Harassment Results in Supervisor’s Termination for Cause

October 17, 2011

In Gillam v. Waschuk Pipe Line Construction Ltd. the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench found that the employer was justified in terminating the em Read More...

Punitive Damages for Employers Business Man with fingers crossed

Employer’s Bad Conduct Costs Them Punitive Damages and Solicitor-Client Costs

August 11, 2011

Courts may award punitive damages when an employer’s behavior towards an employee was “high-handed, malicious and reprehensible”. The purpose of Read More...