If you have been wrongfully dismissed, you are entitled to compensation from your former employer. As a general rule, an employer can terminate an employee. However, employees with two years
The Facts: Defendant, a pharmacist, is recruited by Plaintiff for the Centre de santé et de services sociaux de l’Ouest-de-l’Île. Defendant is paid a signing bonus of $10,000 on the condition she work
Issue: Does refusal to abide by the employer’s administrative policies constitute serious reason/insubordination?
Issue: Whether an employee’s dishonesty, in and of itself, necessarily gives rise to just cause for summary dismissal.
Issue: Abuse of rights in the termination of employment. Decision: In the case of unjustified dismissal, there will be an abuse of right only if an additional fault was committed
Issue: When an employee gives the employer a prior notice of resignation, can the employer terminate the employee before said notice?
Issue: Abuse of rights in the termination of employment. The employer, Montrusco, recruits and encourages the employee to leave his previous employment to join Montrusco. Eight months later, Montrusco terminates
Issue: The notion of serious reason to terminate. The Facts: The employer terminates the V.P. finance. The reason given by the employer is his failure to achieve the financial objectives.
The Quebec Court of Appeal held that articles 2091 and 2092 of the Civil Code of Quebec regarding sufficient and reasonable notice of termination are of public order.
The Facts: A top level executive (Respondent) is hired by Transforce. Just before being hired by Transforce, he is suspended by his previous employer Ratiopharm because of an anonymous email