The recent Supreme Court of Canada (the “Court”) decision in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 26 [Matthews], […]Read More →
The decision from of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta in Coffey v. Nine Energy Canada Inc., 2018 ABQB 898 [Coffey], provides clarity amidst the conflicting jurisprudential landscape regarding whether the assessment of damages for a termination without cause is appropriate for summary judgment.
In Coffey, the Plaintiff had commencedRead More →
In the Ontario Divisional Court decision of Simpson v Global Warranty, the issue was the application of a specific termination clause in an employment contract where the employer violated the contract in the course of the termination. The employer h...Read More →
An employer is paying the price for dismissing an employee who was recruited with an attractive job offer. Bruce Rodgers had been the president of a transportation company for 11 years when CEVA Freight Canada Corporation approached him with a job oppo...Read More →
Ms. Fair was employed by the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (the “Board”) from 1988 to 2004, when her employment was terminated. During her employment, Ms. Fair had developed a psychiatric disorder, namely, generalized anxiety disorder....Read More →
Way back in 2008, the Ontario Human Rights Code was amended to permit human rights claims to be piggybacked onto wrongful dismissal actions in the Ontario courts. Prior to that time, the only recourse for an employee with a discrimination claim was to make a complaint to the [then] HumanRead More →