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

Thursday, August 18, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by Wilson from a judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal affirming a decision finding a labour adjudicator decision allowing Wilson’s unjust dismissal complaint to be unreasonable. The Federal Court of Appeal agreed with this conclusion, but reviewed the issue on a standard of correctness. Wilson worked for Atomic Energy Canada Limited (AECL) for four and one half years until his dismissal in November 2009, maintaining a clean disciplinary record. Wilson filed an “Unjust Dismissal” complaint in December 2009, claiming that he was unjustly dismissed...