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WRONGFUL DISMISSAL - Dismissal without cause - Reasonable notice period or wages in lieu

Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 8:41 AM  

Appeal by the plaintiff, Pound, from dismissal of his claim for wrongful dismissal. In November 2014, the defendant, iWave Information Systems, hired the plaintiff, age 45, as its marketing and communications manager. The plaintiff's employment was terminated in January 2015 prior to expiration of a three-month probationary period stipulated in the employment contract. The plaintiff sought wrongful dismissal damages. He alleged he was not advised of any lack of suitability for the position or given any opportunity to address shortcomings. The defendant submitted it acted in...