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Employment Law - Implied duties of employee - Loyalty and non-competition

Thursday, September 01, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the plaintiff, Northern Industrial Services Group Inc. (NISG), from a summary judgment granted in favour of the defendant, Duguay. The defendant owned and operated a business engaged in commercial and industrial high pressure washing, vacuuming and associated services. His son was a longtime employee of the business. As the defendant approached retirement, he entered a share purchase agreement with the plaintiff. The agreement contemplated payment of $100 on closing in 2011, $274,950 in 2012 and $274,950 in 2013. The agreement included a non-competition provision...