$40,000 misstep

Auto parts maker had just cause for dismissal — but didn’t use it in firing long-time staff member
By Todd Humber
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Management at a Wallaceburg, Ont., auto parts manufacturer learned a $40,000 lesson in wrongful dismissal: make sure all of the employee’s poor behaviour is documented and that he is given a chance to correct any problems before being fired.

In

Webb v. Eaton Yale Ltd.