A Quebec supermarket cashier at a Provigo store informed customers they could obtain the same items they were purchasing from Provigo for less money at a nearby Walmart. Someone informed the cashier's employers and she was fired for 'disloyalty.' A Quebec Appeals Court just upheld the firing as justifiable. Don't retailers often invite price comparisons with competitors, as in, "we'll beat any competitor's lower price?"
If terminated without cause, which can generally happen at any time and for any reason, an employee is entitled to severance, Lior Samfiru, a partner with the Toronto-based law firm of Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, said Thursday.
Lior Samfiru on the Roy Green show discussing the Evan Solomon termination.
Lior Samfiru was on the Roy Green show discussing the recent Hydro One termination.
Lior Samfiru was on the John Oakley show discussing the termination of Shawn Simoes after he made vulgar comments at a local soccer game.