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Wrongful dismissal - Constructive dismissal - Change to job content or status - Humiliating treatment - Employee’s duty to mitigate - Alternative or comparable employment - Reasonable efforts

Thursday, September 01, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the defendant, the City of Toronto, from a wrongful dismissal judgment in favour of the plaintiff, Maasland. The plaintiff worked for the City for 25 years until her termination in 2014. She had a degree in engineering science and held progressively senior positions with the City in transportation management. In 2014, the City reorganized its transportation group. The plaintiff was transferred to another unit within the group. Her job title, work location, salary and benefits did not change. Her duties changed substantially, from mainly...