Employer entitled to 10 months’ notice: Court

Employees must pay $11.4 million for no notice of resignation and violation of fiduciary duties
By Ronald Minken
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 01/13/2010

Employers often find they are on the hook for a significant amount of reasonable notice when dismissing an employee, while often employees only need to provide two weeks’ notice if they are quitting. However, a group of Ontario employees who quit and started a competing business found out they were responsible for a lot more notice of resignation because of their importance to their employer.