Employee threats not a ‘slam-dunk’ case

Court sides with employee who was fired after threatening to destroy vital company data
By Heena Mistry
|Canadian Employment Law Today

In a recent decision, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench found that threats by an employee to destroy vital company data did not constitute just cause for dismissal without further investigation by the employer as to the seriousness of the threats.

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Mothersele v. Gulf Resources Ltd,