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Today, the SCC handed down an important decision for employers in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited. There are at least three significant implications of this case in which the SCC sought to clarify the remedies available to employees on termination without cause:

  1. An employer has a common law duty to provide reasonable notice of dismissal. This is an independent ...
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The Canada Labour Code (the “Code”), which applies to federally regulated employers, provides that non-union employees in non-management positions with 12 months or more service can bring complaints alleging that the termination of their employment was “unjust.” An adjudicator deciding an unjust dismissal complaint under the Code can award a wide range of ...

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