Constructive Dismissal Resulting in High Damage Award Upheld by Ontario Court of Appeal

Constructive Dismissal Resulting in High Damage Award Upheld by Ontario Court of Appeal

McGuinty v. 1845035 Ontario Inc. (McGuinty Funeral Home) is a case unlike many others, in the sense that it involved a particularly large award of wrongful dismissal damages: $1,274,173.83. There are not many scenarios in the context of employment law which could...
Three Days of Work, Three Months of Pay: Dalton v. Fraser Valley Fire Protection Ltd.

Three Days of Work, Three Months of Pay: Dalton v. Fraser Valley Fire Protection Ltd.

Employers should expect to provide some compensation to employees they terminate without cause. The amount of compensation depends on a number of factors, such as the nature of the employment, the availability of similar employment, the age of the employee, and the...
TTC Union Loses at Court: No Injunction for Vaccine Policy

TTC Union Loses at Court: No Injunction for Vaccine Policy

On September 7th, 2021, the Toronto Transit Commission announced its mandatory vaccination policy. According to this policy, employees or dependent contractor who have not had their COVID-19 vaccine would be placed on unpaid leave beginning November 21st. Those who...