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Record-Tying General Damages Awarded by Alberta’s Human Rights Tribunal

Canada - October 25 2022 In McCharles v Jaco Line Contractors Ltd.,[1] the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal (“Tribunal”) sent a strong warning to employers that behave badly by…

Gordana Ivanovic, Ioana Pantis

Just Say No (to Fixed-Term Employment Contracts): Court Awards 23 Months’ Pay to Former Business Owner

Canada - September 26 2022 In Tarras v. The Municipal Infrastructure Group Ltd., the employee was a former owner of The Municipal Infrastructure Group Limited (“TMIG”). In…

ONCA: How to Calculate Reasonable Notice After a Court-Approved Plan Under the CCAA

Canada - August 9 2022 Ontario’s Court of Appeal has clarified the basis on which reasonable notice should be calculated when an employee is dismissed and then rehired as…

Tushara Weerasooriya

Honesty is the Best Policy: Employer Punished for Misleading Employee About Sale of Business

Canada - May 22 2022 In Gascon v Newmont Goldcorp. ("Gascon"),[1] an Ontario court has sent a strong warning to employers about the consequences of misleading employees…

Ioana Pantis

Court of Appeal: Single Incident of Sexual Harassment is Cause for Termination

Canada - May 6 2022 Ontario’s Court of Appeal has upheld the termination of a 30-year employee (with a clean Disciplinary record) for cause following a single incident…

Kristen Pennington, David Fanjoy