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Employees file class action vs. BlackBerry

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 @ 1:09 PM | By Tom Venetis

A class action against BlackBerry Ltd. has been filed on behalf of a group of BlackBerry employees who were told that service time and severance pay would not be following them on their transfer to a new employer.

The claim was filed by Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP in Ontario Superior Court on Feb. 15. A statement of claim will be filed in 30 days from that date.

Andrew Reinholdt, an associate with Nelligan O’Brien Payne, said the employees were transferred to the new employer and given...