Employment Law

Ontario court upholds 24 month award for wrongful dismissal: Employment lawyer comments with HR Reporter


Interview Summary

An Ontario court has upheld a wrongful dismissal of up to two years’ worth of compensation, as well as aggravated damages for a long-service employee in Thunder Bay. This decision was upheld despite a lack of evidence of the employee’s mental distress. What impact will this decision have on future wrongful dismissal lawsuits?

Chantel Goldsmith, a Toronto employment lawyer and Partner at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP joined the HR Reporter’s Jeffrey Smith to discuss the decision and more about wrongful dismissals.

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