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WRONGFUL DISMISSAL - Constructive dismissal - Change to job content or status

Thursday, July 05, 2018 @ 8:44 AM  

Appeal by the employer, Ocean Nutrition, from a wrongful dismissal judgment and award in favour of the employee, Matthews. Ocean Nutrition manufactured fish oil for commercial sale. Matthews, age 50, was a chemist with decades of experience in the omega-3 fish oil industry. He worked for Ocean Nutrition and its predecessors between 1997 and 2011, holding positions ranging from operations manager to vice president of new and emerging technologies. Matthews reported to Ocean Nutrition's chief operating officer, Emond, from 2007 onward. The relationship between the two...