‘Unilateral and dramatic’ change to duties and compensation found to be constructive dismissal07/23/2003|Canadian Employment Law Today Kolaczynski v. Benz Sewing Machines Ltd.  O.J. No. 1117In the late 1980s, Eugene Kolaczynski was hired as a controller by Benz. After only a few years, he was promoted to the position of vice-president and general manager. The new position had a significant increase in salary, including a commission structure.In 1995 Kolaczynski was given additional responsibilities to make one of Benz’s fledgling subsidiaries profitable again. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.