May 16, 2018

Most know the difference between “just cause” and “without cause”, and their implications for notice and severance. What if an employee’s misconduct is not quite severe enough to warrant dismissal? Can the employer provide the employee with less notice to account for that misconduct?

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Unclear Workplace Policy Results in Wrongful Termination for Cause

May 21, 2013

In Asurion Canada Inc. v. Brown, the New Brunswick Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal brought by the Employer regarding damages that were awarded to Read More...

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Duty to Mitigate: When Minimal Efforts Are Acceptable

November 1, 2011

In Systad v. Ray-Mont Logistics Canada Inc. the British Columbia Supreme Court found that an employee who underwent knee surgery two months after bein Read More...