Sales executive’s loss of authority was constructive dismissal: court

Vice-president's responsibilities were gradually reduced as company reorganized
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|Canadian Employment Law Today

A senior employee lost enough clout in a reorganization that he was a victim of constructive dismissal, a New Brunswick court has ruled.

Jean-Louis Drapeau, 46, was employed with Spielo Manufacturing Incorporated of Dieppe, N.B., for six years. Drapeau sold gaming terminals, software, systems and technology to businesses in Canada and Europe.