Category Archives: Employment

Legal comment, news and articles relating to recent important developments and Canadian court decisions relating to Employment Law.

Employment Termination for Cause

Defence of corporation which fired employee for cause after theft of company property.  Termination for cause is risky business, the onus being on the employer to prove just cause; the failure to so prove can result in higher damages payable to the employee in the form of longer notice periods, aggravated and punitive damages and the now popular “moral damages” which sometime exceed the amount which the employer could have paid in lieu of notice just to rid itself of a troublesome employee.