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Employment Law - Wrongful dismissal - Dismissal without cause - Reasonable notice period or wages in lieu

Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board from a decision allowing Lin’s action for wrongful dismissal. Lin was employed by the Board as an investment professional. In 2011, Lin’s employment was terminated allegedly for cause after he emailed a copy of a private placement memorandum (PPM) to a personal friend who was in the investment industry. Lin’s action for damages for wrongful dismissal was allowed. The trial judge concluded that Lin’s employment was terminated without legal cause and that the appropriate notice period was 15...