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Employment Dismissal: The High Price of Being Not Nice

In Koshman v Controlex Corporation, 2023 ONSC 7045, an employer was nasty in its termination of an employee, and the Court made an example of them

19 December 2023
New Alberta Resignation Wrongful Dismissal Case
New Alberta “Resignation” Wrongful Dismissal Case

In Stonham v Recycling Worx, 2023 ABKB 629, an employee was found to be wrongfully dismissed despite the employer argument that he resigned.

13 November 2023
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Big Alberta Summary Judgment Despite Just Cause Defense

In McDonald v Sproule, 2023 ABKB 587 (Marion) an employee won a large severance using summary judgment instead of a trial process

23 October 2023
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Constructive Dismissal in Alberta: The Ultimate Guide

In the realm of employment law, constructive dismissal is a concept that is both complex and consequential. For employees in…

24 September 2023
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Plotnikoff Re-Affirms Key Employment Law Principles in Alberta

In Plotnikoff v Associated Engineering Alberta, 2023 ABCJ 200 (Higa) the Alberta Court of Justice awarded severance, rejecting two defenses

18 September 2023
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NSCA Case On Reasonable Notice For Seasonal Workers

In Elmsdale Landscaping v Hiltz, 2003 NSCA 56, a sod worker was constructively dismissed and got 12 months severance despite refusing to return to work

21 August 2023
ABKB Gives Guidance on Layoff, Termination, Mitigation and Bias

In Northern Air Charter v Dunbar, 2023 ABKB 171, the Alberta Court of King’s Bench dealt with many employment law issues and dismissed a PC appeal

31 March 2023
Employer Making Up Misconduct Backfires Stupendously

In Chu v China Southern Airlines, 2023 BCSC 21, an employer tried to manufacture just cause for dismissal. The employee received big damages

9 January 2023
ONCA Provides Guidance on Duty to Mitigate In Wrongful Dismissal

In Lake v La Presse, 2022 ONCA 742, the court said it was ok that the employee declined to search for lesser replacement jobs.

14 November 2022
Employee Wins Despite Corporate Shell Game

In Wisser v CEM International, 2022 ABQB 414, an employee was able to hold a related corporation and directors personally liable for severance.

27 June 2022
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26 Month Reasonable Notice (Severance) Upheld In Currie Appeal

Currie v Nylene, 2022 ONCA 209 is a new appeal decision where an exceptional 26 month severance award was upheld.

18 April 2022
Another 24 Month Severance Award In Alberta

In Oostlander v Cervus, 2022 ABQB 200, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench awarded 24 months’ severance to a non-management employee.

14 March 2022

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