It is a well-established law that an outburst from a frustrated employee such as, “I won’t take it anymore. I quit”, does not amount to a resignation from employment. It is a reaction to some provocation, said in the heat of the moment. It is not a considered career-ending... Read More
Terminated employees are hurting. Their job loss has been catastrophic to their self-esteem, their finances, their anticipated future. In their eyes, they have suffered extraordinary damage. Many plaintiff employees do not comprehend the legal limitation of a claim for damages based, as it is,... Read More
Most wrongful dismissal clients arrive for advice at the office of the employment lawyer with unrealistic expectations relating to their entitlement to notice, severance or both. They are, in most cases, hurting from an event which has impacted their self-image, self-confidence, and both... Read More
#7 CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL Henry believes that his promotion from V.P. Marketing to the position as Chief Executive Officer of the company is in the bag. George, the current CEO of the company, is retiring and has made it known that his choice of successor is Henry. Nothing has been promised... Read More
Brian A. Grosman, Q.C., has spent the last 30 years advising corporate employers and executive employees on their obligations and rights. His book Fire Power (Penguin) is a best seller and he has written a number of other books, including The Executive Firing Line and Pink Slip Chronicles. Brian is a former Professor of Law at McGill University, and The University of Saskatchewan, where he chaired the Law Reform Commission of that province. Brian has been selected by his peers to be included in the National Post’s “Best Lawyers In Canada” for the last six years. He and his wife Tobi live in Stirling, Ontario, with their two Labrador Retrievers.
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