When is a resignation a resignation?

By early 2005 Perry had been employed by an industrial maintenance company for 15 years. He was a branch manager earning a total package worth around $140,000.00 a year. Perry had a safety manager working in his branch who did not report directly to him.

Falsifying Record of Employment Illegal

A senior family law lawyer from Ottawa whom we will call Ben, hired a junior lawyer to assist him with his law practice. She was fresh out of law school and they had, for a long time, an excellent relationship.

Loose lips sink ships

Loose lips sink ships. That ship can be your job.

Lying hurts a wrongful dismissal suit

Greg worked for 5 years at a casino. By the time he was terminated, he was a games supervisor. He monitored a number of dealers.  He had a boss named Michael that he joked around with all the time.
 

EMPLOYEES MUST MAKE REASONABLE MITIGATION EFFORTS

The vast majority of wrongful dismissal cases are settled between the employer=s and employee=s lawyers long before a Statement of Claim is issued and a lawsuit actually started.  When things don=t settle, however, terminated employees sometimes end up before a judge who will decide their case.
 

EMPLOYEES MUST BE GIVEN AN OPPORTUNITY TO RESPOND TO ALLEGATIONS

A man we will call Tom worked for a golf club as its general manager for 12 years. He routinely received positive performance reviews from the Board of Directors as well as salary increases. 
 

IS A SUSPENSION THE SAME AS A TERMINATION?

By July 7th of 2000, Ian was in his twelfth year of driving for a transportation company.  On Saturday, July 8th, Ian attended a fishing derby, caught the biggest fish and decided to drive home after drinking alcohol to celebrate. 
 

GENEROUS AWARD FOR WRONGFUL DISMISSAL

A man we will call Jimmy worked as the regional manager of a trucking company in British Columbia for almost 18 years.